Place:


Halton Shields  Northumberland

 

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

HALTON-SHIELDS, a township in Corbridge parish, Northumberland; on the Roman wall, contiguous to Halton township, 5½ miles NE of Hexham. Acres, 442. Pop., 69. Houses, 17. A Roman castellum was here.

Halton Shields through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22500

Date accessed: 27th October 2021


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