Stonehaugh

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Stonehaugh
Stonehaugh is located in Northumberland
Stonehaugh
Stonehaugh
Location within Northumberland
OS grid referenceNY795765
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHEXHAM
Postcode districtNE48
PoliceNorthumbria
FireNorthumberland
AmbulanceNorth East
UK Parliament
List of places
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, Guy Opperman of the Conservative Party is the Member of Parliament.

For the European Parliament its residents vote to elect MEP's for the North East England constituency.

For Local Government purposes it belongs to Northumberland County Council a unitary authority.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Stonehaugh at Wikimedia Commons