Kirkheaton, Northumberland

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Kirkheaton
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Kirkheaton is located in Northumberland
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Kirkheaton shown within Northumberland
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55°05′31″N 1°58′41″W / 55.092°N 1.978°W / 55.092; -1.978Coordinates: 55°05′31″N 1°58′41″W / 55.092°N 1.978°W / 55.092; -1.978

 

Kirkheaton is a village in Northumberland, England. The village lies about 10 miles (16 km) north east of Hexham and about 5 miles (8 km) west of Belsay.


Governance[edit]

Kirkheaton is in the parliamentary constituency of Hexham.


Landmarks[edit]

Pele Tower, Kirkheaton

Kirkheaton has a Pele tower.

The Devil's Causeway passes the village just over 1 mile (2 km) to the east. The causeway is a Roman road which starts at Port Gate on Hadrian's Wall, north of Corbridge, and extends 55 miles (89 km) northwards across Northumberland to the mouth of the River Tweed at Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Religious sites[edit]

The church is dedicated to St Bartholomew.[1] The chapel was rebuilt in 1775, at the expense of Mrs. H. D. Windsor, at that time lady of the manor.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Purves, Geoffrey (2006). Churches of Newcastle and Northumberland. Stroud, Gloucestershire, England: Tempus Publishing Limited. p. 163. ISBN 0 7524 4071 3. 
  2. ^ GENUKI (Retrieved: 20 November 2008)

External links[edit]

Media related to Kirkheaton, Northumberland at Wikimedia Commons

  • GENUKI (accessed: 19 November 2008)