Ogle  Northumberland


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

OGLE, a township in Whalton parish, Northumberland; 6½ miles S W of Morpeth. Acres, 2, 117. Pop., 117. Houses, 21. Ogle Castle here was long the seat of the ancient family of Ogle; was built, or restored and strengthened, in 1340, by Robert de Ogle; was a long quadrangular pile, with to ...

wers at the four corners, and surrounded by a double moat; was the place to which Copeland took the captive King David of Scotland, after the battle of Neville's Cross; and is now represented chiefly by fragments incorporated with a picturesque manor-house of the time of Charles I., and by remains of the moat.

Ogle through time

Ogle 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 Ogle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th April 2020

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