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Thropton, Northumberland

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Thropton, Northumberland

Thropton is a small village in Northumberland, England, situated about 2 miles west of Rothbury near the junction of the Wreigh Burn and the River Coquet. In the village is a fine bridge over the Wreigh Burn which was built in 1811. There is a haugh to the south of the village, and imposing views of Simonside, a long low crag south of the Coquet that runs between Rothbury and Thropton.
Post townMORPETH
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU0202
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01669
Population409 (2001 census)

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

Thropton, township, Rothbury par., Northumberland, on river Coquet, 3 miles W. of Rothbury, 843 ac., pop. 266; P.O.

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