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The Derwent, Northumberland

Historical Description

Derwent, The, a river of Northumberland and Durham. It rises near Allenhead; runs about 22 miles east-northeastward through a hilly country, chiefly on the boundary between Northumberland and Durham; then goes 7¼ miles north-eastward, across the north-western part of Durham, to the Tyne at Derwenthaugh.

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.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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