DUKERSHAGG, a township, in the parish of Ovingham, union of Hexham, E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 13 miles (W.S.W.) from Newcastle-upon-Tyne; containing 7 inhabitants. This place, also called Dukeshagg, and Ducashagg, is a small township lying on Stanley burn, near the Hexham road, and on the borders of the county of Durham. It is above one mile south-east from Prudhoe.
Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.