Thirlwall  Northumberland


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

THIRLWALL, a township in Haltwhistle parish, Northumberland; 4 miles WNW of Haltwhistle. Acres, 7,944. Pop., 360. Houses, 65. T. Castle belonged to the Thirlwalls; gave a night's lodging to Edward I.; passed to the Swinburnes and the Howards; and is now reduced to a fragment of a ruin.

Thirlwall through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th May 2021

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