Riding  Northumberland


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

RIDING, a township in Bywell St. Andrew parish, Northumberland; on Watlingstreet, the river Tyne, and the Newcastle and Carlisle railway, at Riding Mill r. station, 5½ miles E S E of Hexham. It has a bridge over the Tyne, and a post-office, of the name of Riding-Mill, Northumberland. Acres, 1,007. Pop., 142. Houses, 21. The bridge was erected in 1822. Riding House is a chief residence.

Riding through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 09th December 2021

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