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Bowent River or College Burn, Northumberland

Historical Description

Bowent River or College Burn, a stream of Northumberland. It rises among the Central Cheviots, adjacent to the boundary with Scotland, and runs 7 miles northward to the river Glen, in the vicinity of Kirk-Newton. It is rich in trout and pebbles.

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.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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