Twizell  County Durham


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

TWIZEL, a township, with a r. station, in Norham parish, Northumberland; on the Tweedmouth and Kelso railway, at the mouth of the river Till, 3 miles NNE of Cornhill. Acres, 2,190. Pop., 305. Houses, 56. T. Bridge, over the Till, figures graphically in Sir Walter Scott's "Marmion," in his description of the advance of the English army to Flodden. T. Castle was built in 1770-1810, but was never finished; and is now a vast ruin, with a frontage of 240 feet.

Twizell through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Twizell, in Berwick upon Tweed and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th August 2022

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