Denton, West

DENTON, WEST, a township, in the parish of Newburn, union and W. division of Castle ward, S. division of Northumberland, 3 miles (W. by N.) from Newcastle; containing 420 inhabitants. It lies on the south side of the Hexham road, about 2 miles east-bynorth from Newburn, and comprises 322 acres of land: the Hall is pleasant and commodious. The Roman barriers seem to have passed near.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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