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Barrasford, Northumberland

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Barrasford, Northumberland

Barrasford is a village in Northumberland, in England. It is situated to the north of Hexham, on the North Tyne. Barrasford is an ancient village that lies within the shadow of Haughton Castle. The village is notable for being the location of a Bronze Age burial site where The Reaverhill Dagger was excavated in 1964. Today Barrasford is noted for its quarry.
Post townHEXHAM
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNY9173
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01434
 

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

Barrasford, township with ry. sta., Chollerton par., S. Northumberland, 7 miles NW. of Hexham; P.O.

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