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Tweedmouth, Northumberland

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Tweedmouth, Northumberland

Berwick-upon-Tweed Scottish Gaelic: Bearaig a Deas; Scots: Sooth Berrick. is a town in the county of Northumberland and is the northernmost town in England, on the east coast at the mouth of the River Tweed. It is situated 2½ miles (4 km) south of the Scottish border. It is roughly 56 miles east-south east of Edinburgh, 65 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne and 345 miles north of London. Berwick-upon-Tweed had a population of 11,665 at the time of the United Kingdom Census 2001.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyN'thumb, pre-1844 in det pt of Durham
OS GridNT9952
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01289
Population11,665 (2001 Census)

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

Tweedmouth, seaport and par. with ry. sta., Northumberland, on the S. side of the mouth of the Tweed, opposite Berwick upon Tweed - par., 4945 ac., pop. 5420; seaport (in bor. of Berwick upon Tweed, with which it is connected by a stone bridge and a railway viaduct), pop. 4819; P.O. Tweedmouth has mfrs. of steam-engines and mill machinery, sailcloth, cordage, &c.

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