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Boulmer, Northumberland

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Boulmer, Northumberland

Boulmer /ˈbuːmər/ is a village in Northumberland, in England. It is situated on the North Sea coast to the east of Alnwick. It is home to RAF Boulmer which is one of the main search and rescue helicopter bases in the northeast of England. Boulmer still has a volunteer lifeboat station in the village independent of the RNLI.
Post townALNWICK
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU2614
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East

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

Boulmer and Seaton House

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

Boulmer and Seaton House, coast township, Long Houghton par., N. Northumberland, 5 miles E. of Alnwick, 395 ac. and 410 foreshore, pop. 222.

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