Brunton, Northumberland

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Brunton
Brunton is located in Northumberland
Brunton
Brunton
Location within Northumberland
OS grid referenceNU205245
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townALNWICK
Postcode districtNE66
PoliceNorthumbria
FireNorthumberland
AmbulanceNorth East
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55°30′50″N 1°40′37″W / 55.514°N 1.677°W / 55.514; -1.677Coordinates: 55°30′50″N 1°40′37″W / 55.514°N 1.677°W / 55.514; -1.677

Brunton is a village in Northumberland, England. It is about 7 miles (11 km) north of Alnwick, a short distance inland from the North Sea coast.

The village is situated in open flat terrain and gives its name to a former WWII airfield RAF Brunton the concreted runways of which lie immediately north of the village. RAF Brunton was operational as a satellite training airfield for RAF Milfield from the summer of 1942 until early 1946.[1]


Governance[edit]

Brunton is within the civil parish of Newton-by-the-Sea, the Northumberland County Council division of Longhoughton, and the parliamentary constituency of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brunton". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. Retrieved 28 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links[edit]

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