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Eglingham, Northumberland

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Eglingham, Northumberland

Eglingham is a village in Northumberland, England, situated about 7 miles north-west of Alnwick and 10 miles from Wooler. It lies in the sheltered valley of the Eglingham Burn, a tributary of the River Aln, about 100 metres above sea level, in a rural conservation area set amongst rolling countryside, within 5 miles of the Cheviot Hills. The village is surrounded by mainly arable farmland, moorland and woodland, including an arboretum and some commercial forestry.
Post townALNWICK
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU1019
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Population357 (2001 census)

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

Eglingham, par. and township, N. Northumberland, 6 miles NW. of Alnwick -- par., 24,854 ac., pop. 1603; township, 2009 ac., pop. 299; P.p.; contains E. Hall.

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