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Knarsdale, Northumberland

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Knarsdale, Northumberland

  Knarsdale, historically Knaresdale, is a village in Northumberland, England about 5 miles north of Alston. The village takes its name from the Knarr Burn: Knarr means 'rugged rock'.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNY6753
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 Knarsdale, Northumberland has been known in the past


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

Knaresdale, par., Northumberland, in SW. of co., on river South Tyne, 7 miles SW. of Haltwhistle, 15,593 ac., pop. 521; contains the old seat of Knaresdale Hall.

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