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Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland

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Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland

Kirkwhelpington is a village and civil parish in the English county of Northumberland about 13 miles northeast of Hexham. It is on the River Wansbeck alongside the A696 trunk road between Otterburn and Ponteland.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNY9984
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01830

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

Kirkwhelpington, par., township, and vil., Northumberland--par., 13,671 ac., pop. 600; township, 2862 ac., pop. 210; vil., on cliff above river Wansbeck, 10 miles NE. of Bellingham; P.O., T.O.

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