Wall, Northumberland

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Wall
Village Green, Wall (geograph 3195000).jpg
Village Green
Wall is located in Northumberland
Wall
Wall
Wall shown within Northumberland
Population 458 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference NY916689
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HEXHAM
Postcode district NE46
Dialling code 01434
Police Northumbria
Fire Northumberland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northumberland
55°00′54″N 2°07′55″W / 55.015°N 2.132°W / 55.015; -2.132Coordinates: 55°00′54″N 2°07′55″W / 55.015°N 2.132°W / 55.015; -2.132

Wall is a village in Northumberland, England situated to the north of Hexham close by the River North Tyne and Hadrian's Wall. The Battle of Heavenfield was fought nearby.


Governance[edit]

Wall is in the parliamentary constituency of Hexham.


Transport[edit]

Wall was served by Wall railway station on the Border Counties Railway which linked the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, near Hexham, with the Border Union Railway at Riccarton Junction. The first section of the route was opened between Hexham and Chollerford in 1858, the remainder opening in 1862. The line was closed to passengers by British Railways in 1956.

The station, and signal box, still stands and is now in use as a private house.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 29 June 2015. 

Awdry, Christopher (1990). Encyclopaedia of British Railway Companies. Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0049-7. OCLC 19514063.