Place:


Fallowfield  Northumberland

 

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

FALLOWFIELD, a township in St. John Lee parish, Northumberland; near the Roman wall, 3¼ miles N of Hexham. Pop., 43. Houses, 10. A rich vein of lead ore is here. Fallowfield fell commands a fine view; was quarried for the Roman wall; and has a Roman inscription on a grey stone, called the Written Rock.

Fallowfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9132

Date accessed: 21st October 2021


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