Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Haltwhistle

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.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "market town, parish and township"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Haltwhistle CP/AP       Northumberland AncC
Place: Haltwhistle

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