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Fowberry, Northumberland

Historical Description

Fowberry, a hamlet in Chatton parish, Northumberland, on the river Till, 3 miles NE of Wooler. Fowberry Tower is pleasantly and romantically situated in a park of 150 acres. It belonged in 1273 to William de Folebyr, was attacked in 1524 and 1532 by the Scots, and is now a modernly reconstructed edifice, the seat of the Culley family.

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 parishChatton 
Poor Law unionGlendale 

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Land and Property

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