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Heugh

HEUGH, a township, in the parish of Stamfordham, union of Castle ward, N. E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 12½ miles (N. W. by W.) from Newcastle-upon-Tyne; containing 442 inhabitants. In this township, which comprises 2205a. 34p., is situated the pleasant and well-built village of Stamfordham, from which the hamlet of Heugh, consisting of only a few cottages, is distant about a mile northward. The tithes have been commuted for £205 payable to the Bishop of Durham, and £98 to the vicar of the parish; there is a glebe of 120 acres.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.

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