Middleton, Northumberland

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Middleton
Middleton is located in Northumberland
Middleton
Middleton
Middleton shown within Northumberland
Population 115 [2011][1]
OS grid reference NU085365
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BELFORD
Postcode district NE70
Police Northumbria
Fire Northumberland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northumberland
55°37′19″N 1°52′01″W / 55.622°N 1.867°W / 55.622; -1.867Coordinates: 55°37′19″N 1°52′01″W / 55.622°N 1.867°W / 55.622; -1.867

Middleton is a civil parish in Northumberland, England. The parish is situated on the North Sea coast, south of the island of Lindisfarne, and contains the villages of Middleton, Ross, Detchant and Elwick; all are shrunken medieval villages. Both the A1 London to Edinburgh road and East Coast Main Line pass through the parish. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 136,[2] falling to 115 at the 2011 Census.


Governance[edit]

'The parish' is in the parliamentary constituency of Berwick-upon-Tweed.


Landmarks[edit]

The Devil's Causeway passes the village of Middleton 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.


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External links[edit]

Media related to Middleton, Northumberland at Wikimedia Commons