Harwood

HARWOOD, a township, in the parish of Hartburn, union of Rothbury, N. E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 13½ miles (W. by N.) from Morpeth; containing 42 inhabitants. It comprises 3795 acres, of which 3726 are uninclosed land, chiefly in sheep-walks. On a dry hill on the north-west side, commanding very extensive prospects, is a strong camp defended by double ditches, and measuring 533 links from the east to the west angle, and 380 from the north to the south angle.

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

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