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Capheaton, Northumberland

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Capheaton, Northumberland

Capheaton is a village in Northumberland, in England, about 25 miles to the northwest of Newcastle upon Tyne. It was built as a planned model village in the late eighteenth century. The name Capheaton is really Caput Heaton, i.e. , Heaton Magna, nearby Kirkheaton being the original Heaton Parva. The Capheaton archives are at the Northumberland Record Office.
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ0380
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Population160 (2001 census)

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

Capheaton, township, Kirkwhelpington par., S. Northumberland, 11 miles SW. of Morpeth, 2318 ac. (45 water), pop. 180; P.O.; contains C. Castle (1267).

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