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Yeavering, Northumberland

Historical Description

Yeavering, a township in Kirk Newton parish, Northumberland, 4½ miles NW of Wooler, and 1¼ mile from Kirk Newton station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order office, Wooler; telegraph office, Kirk Newton railway station. Acreage, 868; population, 49. Yeavering Bell, a bell-shaped mountain of the Cheviots, 2000 feet high, with a summit of about 16 acres, enclosed by an ancient wall, traversed by an ancient paved road, and marked by Druidical remains.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishKirk Newton 
Poor Law unionGlendale 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Yeavering from the following:

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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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE71
Post TownWooler