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Staward Peel, Northumberland

Historical Description

Staward Peel, a picturesque spot in the SW of Northumberland, on the river Alien, 9 miles WSW of Hexham. A Border castle or peel stood here, and has left a fragmentary ruin. There is a station on the N.E.R.

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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