Place:


Gallowhill  Northumberland

 

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

GALLOW-HILL, a township in Bolam parish, Northumberland; near Watling-street, 7½ miles WSW of Morpeth. Acres, 603. Pop., 52. Houses, 11. This was formerly the place of execution for the barony of Bolam; whence its name.

Gallowhill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9175

Date accessed: 06th April 2020


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