Cocklaw  Northumberland


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

COCKLAW, a township in St. John-Lee parish, Northumberland; near the Roman wall and the North Tyne river, 4½ miles N of Hexham. Acres, 3, 666. Pop., 200. Houses, 38. Cocklaw tower here, now a ruin, w as the seat of the Erringtons.

Cocklaw through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th October 2021

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