Place:


Spindlestone  Northumberland

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Spindlestone like this:

SPINDLESTONE, a township in Bambrough parish, Northumberland; 2¾ miles E by S of Belford. Acres, 467. Pop. 113. Houses, 27. S. hills are celebrated in the ballad of "the Laidley Worm of S. Hengh,'' written in 1270.

Spindlestone through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Spindlestone, in Berwick upon Tweed and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9679

Date accessed: 23rd October 2021


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