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Allenheads, Northumberland

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Allenheads, Northumberland

  Allenheads is a village in Northumberland, England, situated in the Pennines to the north of Weardale. Allenheads is situated 8 miles further along the river East Allen from Allendale. Being a former lead mining community, it is widely believed that it would not have existed if it wasn't for the industry, it being too high for other types of settlement. The village currently hosts The Hemmel (café), The Allenheads Inn and the Heritage Centre.
Post townHEXHAM
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNY8545
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01434

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

Allenheads, vil., Allendale par., SW. Northumb.; P.O.

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