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Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland

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Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland

Heddon-on-the-Wall is a village just outside Throckley, Northumberland, England, located on Hadrian's Wall. Heddon-on-the-Wall is roughly nine miles west of the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne. The place-name 'Heddon' means 'hill where heather grew'.
DistrictCastle Morpeth
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ1366
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01661
Population1,518 (2001 census)

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