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Etal, Northumberland

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Etal, Northumberland

Etal is a small village in the far north of the county of Northumberland, England which shares a parish with nearby Ford. It lies on a bridging point of the River Till ten miles south west of Berwick-Upon-Tweed, and can boast the substantial ruins of a medieval castle currently owned by English Heritage. It has just one residential street, and has a population of less than fifty.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNT9239
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01890

Other names by which Etal, Northumberland has been known in the past


Etal, Northumberland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Etal, vil., Ford par., N. Northumberland, on river Till, 9 miles W. of Wooler; P.O.; at the W. end of vil. are the ruins of Etal Castle (1341).

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