Portgate  Northumberland


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

PORTGATE, a township in St. John-Lee parish, Northumberland; at the intersection of the Roman wallby Watling-street, 4¼ miles N E of Hexham. Acres, 690. Pop., 74. Houses, 12.

Portgate through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th October 2021

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