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Fourstones, Northumberland

Historical Description

Fourstones, a hamlet in Warden parish, Hexham union, Northumberland, with a station on the Carlisle and Newcastle railway, 4 miles WNW of Hexham. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) There are collieries, lime-kilns, freestone quarries, and large paper mills.

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.


Online maps of Fourstones 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:

RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE47
Post TownHexham