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Longstone, Northumberland

Historical Description

Longstone, one of the Fern or Farne islands, off the coast of Northumberland. It is the remotest of the group; measures three-quarters of a mile in length; and has a lighthouse,. erected in 1827, showing a half-minute light, visible at the distance of 13 miles.

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.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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