In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ilderton like this:
ILDERTON, a township and a parish in Glendale district, Northumberland. The township lies under the Cheviots, 5 miles SSE of Wooler, and 12½ NW by W of Alnwick r. station. Pop., 124. Houses, 22. The parish contains also the townships of Roseden, Roddam, Middleton Hall, North Middleton, and South Middleton. ...
Post town, Wooler, under Alnwick. Acres, 9, 670. Real property, £7, 820. Pop., 571. Houses, 102. The property is divided among a few. The manor anciently belonged to the Ildertons. Much of the surface is upland. Hedgehope mountain has an altitude of 2, 347 feet. A Druidical circle of 10 stones is under Hedgehope; and an ancient camp is on Roseden Edge. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Durham. Value, £150.* Patron, the Duke of Northumberland. The church is modern, and has a tower, part of which is ancient.
Ilderton 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 Ilderton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ilderton, in Berwick upon Tweed and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd March 2017
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