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Lesbury, Northumberland

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Lesbury, Northumberland

Lesbury is a small rural village in Northumberland in the north of England. It is built on the main coastal road 3.5 miles southeast of Alnwick, on the north bank of the river Aln. Alnmouth railway station is about half a mile away.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU2311
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Population871 (2001 census)

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

Lesbury, par., township, and vil., Northumberland - par., 4338 ac. and 359 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 1495; township, 4042 ac., pop. 960; vil., on river Alne, 3½ miles SE. of Alnwick; P.O.; has some trade in the shipping of slates.

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