Greenleighton  Northumberland


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

GREENLEIGHTON, a township in Hartburn parish, Northumberland; 6¼ miles SSW of Rothbury. It is noted for its fine green hill, and its excellent limestone; and it has an oval camp, encompassed by a fosse. Acres, 1, 572. Pop., 29. Houses, 4.

Greenleighton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th May 2022

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