British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Northumberland » Horncliffe, Northumberland - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Horncliffe, Northumberland

Local area map loading...

Horncliffe, Northumberland

Horncliffe is a village in the county of Northumberland, England. It lies on the south bank of the River Tweed about 5 miles south west of Berwick-upon-Tweed, and about 3 miles north east of Norham and is the most northerly village in England.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyN'thumb, pre-1844 in det pt of Durham
OS GridNT9249
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Population374 (2001 census)

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

Horncliffe, township and vil., Norham par., N. Northumberland, on river Tweed, 4½ miles SW. of Berwick on Tweed, 602 ac., pop. 348; P.O.; the river is crossed by a suspension bridge 368 ft. long, 18 ft. wide, and 27 ft. above the water.

Your comments about Horncliffe, Northumberland

What do you know about Horncliffe, Northumberland? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus