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Brokenheugh, Northumberland

Historical Description

Brokenheugh, a hamlet in the parish of Haydon Bridge, Northumberland, 6 miles WNW of Hexham, and 1½ ENE of Haydon Bridge station on the Newcastle and Carlisle section of the N.E.R. Hexham is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Haydon Bridge.

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 parishWarden 
Poor Law unionHexham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brokenheugh from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Brokenheugh are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers related to Northumberland online: