Middleton, Northumberland

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Middleton
Middleton is located in Northumberland
Middleton
Middleton
Middleton shown within Northumberland
Population115 [2011][1]
OS grid referenceNU085365
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBELFORD
Postcode districtNE70
PoliceNorthumbria
FireNorthumberland
AmbulanceNorth East
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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.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Middleton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2008-11-11.

External links[edit]

Media related to Middleton, Northumberland at Wikimedia Commons