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Walltown, Northumberland

Historical Description

Walltown, a township in Haltwhistle parish, Northumberland, on the Roman Wall, 2 miles NNW of Haltwhistle station on the N.E.R. Post town, Greenhead; money order and telegraph office, Haltwhistle. Acreage, 2982; population, 59. It contains the Roman station Esica, now called Great Chesters, and also the residence of Bishop Ridley's brother, now a farmhouse. There are quarries.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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