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Guyzance, Northumberland

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Guyzance, Northumberland

Guyzance, historically Guizance, is a small village or hamlet in Northumberland, England. It is located south east of Alnwick on the River Coquet, several miles west of its mouth. Guyzance is one of only two places in Great Britain with a -zance ending; the other is Penzance in Cornwall. The similar names are co-incidence however.
Post townMORPETH
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU2103
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01245

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


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

Guyzance (or Guyson), township, Shilbottle par., N. Northumberland, on river Coquet, 7 miles S. of Alnwick, 1403 ac., pop. 181.

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