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Colwell, Northumberland

Historical Description

Colwell, a village in Chollerton parish, Northumberland, on Watling Street, 8 miles N of Hexham, and 2 from Chollerton station on the North British railway, with a post office under Barrasford (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Humshaugh. The area is included in Chollerton.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishChollerton 
Poor Law unionHexham 
WardTindale 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorthumberland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtNE46
Post TownHexham