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New Heaton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Heaton, New, a hamlet in Cornhill parish, on the N border of Northumberland, near the rivers Tweed and Till, 2 miles from Coldstream station on the N.E.R., and 344 from London. Post town, Comhill; money order and telegraph office, Cold-stream. Heaton Castle, now a ruined square fortalice, belonged in the time of Edward L to William de Eton, passed to the. Greys and to Earl Tankerville, and was besieged in vain in 1513 by the Scots on their way to Flodden.

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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