Haltwhistle  Northumberland


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Haltwhistle like this:

Haltwhistle, market town, par., and township, S. Northumberland, on river South Tyne, 14½ miles W. of Hexham -- par., 58,512 ac. (613 water), pop. 6186; township, 3133 ac. (46 water), pop. 2108; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Thursday; is 1½ mile S. of Roman wall; contains 2 Border towers and other interesting antiquities.

Haltwhistle through time

Haltwhistle is now part of Tynedale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Tynedale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Haltwhistle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Haltwhistle, in Tynedale and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 15th April 2024

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