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Ford Forge, Northumberland

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Ford Forge, Northumberland

Ford Forge (Ford Mill), Northumberland, England is located on the River Till between the villages of Ford and Etal. Buildings housing a water-powered forge were constructed at this site by 1770. Throughout the nineteenth century the forge was used to manufacture shovels for Northumberland collieries. William Hutchinson, a contemporary author writing about Sir John Hussey Delaval's Ford estate which included Ford Forge, commented as follows.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNT9338
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria

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

Ford Forge, vil., Ford par., Northumb. See FORD.

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