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Edlingham, Northumberland

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Edlingham, Northumberland

Edlingham is a small village and civil parish in Northumberland in the north of England. At the 2001 census it had a population of 196. The road to Alnwick passes close by the village and the town of Rothbury is about 6 miles away. The name Edlingham means The home of Eadwulf in Anglo-Saxon. Its recorded history goes back as far as 737 when King Coelwulf gave Edlingham and three other royal Northumbrian villages to Cuthbert.
Post townALNWICK
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU1108
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Population196 (2001 census)

Other names by which Edlingham, Northumberland has been known in the past


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

Edlingham, par. and township, N. Northumberland, 6 miles SE. of Alnwick -- par., 12,545 ac., pop. 539; township, 5818 ac., pop. 100; P.O.

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