Crookham, Northumberland


 

Crookham is a village on the River Till in Northumberland, in England. It is situated approximately to the east of Coldstream and northwest of Wooler. It has three farms, Crookham Sandyford, Crookham Eastfield, and Crookham Westfield. Recorded as "Crucum" in 1244, the village name derived from the Old English for "Settlement at the Bend" (of the River Till).

History

The poet Robert Story was educated for some time at Crookham.

The Till Valley Archaeological Society holds meetings and events in Crookham Village Hall. The Society's aim is to promote the archaeology, heritage, and history of the Till Valley. Its members take part as volunteers in archaeological excavations and field walking in north Northumberland, most notably on or around the site of the Battle of Flodden.

Landmarks

Crookham contains a Coach House and a Post Office.

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The Old Post Office in Crookham

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house in Crookham

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Blue Bell Inn

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Presbyterian Church, Crookham

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Main Street, Crookham

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United Reformed Church, Crookham

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Village Hall, Crookham

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Footpath south of Crookham

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