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The South Tyne, Cumberland

Historical Description

Tyne, The South, a river of Cumberland and Northumberland, rising on the mountains to the E of Crossfell, running about 19 miles north-north-westward and northward, past Alston and Lambley, to Haltwhistle, and going thence about 14 miles eastward, past Bardon Mill and Haydon Bridge, to a confluence with the North Tyne, 1 mile WNW of Hexham. It receives the Allen near Ridley Hall, and is followed by the Alston railway from Alston to Haltwhistle, and by the Newcastle and Carlisle railway from Haltwhistle.

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

Land and Property

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