Nafferton  Northumberland


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

NAFFERTON, a township in Ovingham parish, Northumberland; near the Roman wall, 7½ miles E by N of Hexham. Acres, 773. Pop., 53. Houses, 10. Nafferton Castle was built out of materials of the Romanwall, by Sir Philip D' Ulecote, in the time of King John; and consists of a keep, 20 feet square, and 2 outer baileys. There is a colliery. The township is a meet for the Tindale hounds.

Nafferton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th October 2021

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