Stonehaugh

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Stonehaugh
Stonehaugh is located in Northumberland
Stonehaugh
Stonehaugh
Stonehaugh shown within Northumberland
OS grid reference NY795765
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HEXHAM
Postcode district NE48
Police Northumbria
Fire Northumberland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Northumberland
55°04′59″N 2°19′23″W / 55.083°N 2.323°W / 55.083; -2.323Coordinates: 55°04′59″N 2°19′23″W / 55.083°N 2.323°W / 55.083; -2.323

 

Stonehaugh is a small settlement in Northumberland about 5 miles (8 km) west of Wark on Tyne and 4 Roman miles (6 km) north of Hadrian's Wall. It was purpose-built for housing forestry workers in the 1950s. Mechanisation has reduced the necessity for such concentrated manpower, so the modern population is more diverse. It is located at the edge of the Wark Forest, and the National Cycle Route 68 (the Pennine Cycleway) passes through it. It has a spectacular scenic views and a local artist's totem poles grace the local picnic area.


Governance[edit]

Stonehaugh is in the parliamentary constituency of Hexham.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Stonehaugh at Wikimedia Commons