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Horncliffe


Horncliffe in Northumberland is the most northerly village in England. It is situated on the south bank of the River Tweed, which forms the border with Scotland. Horncliffe is located about 5 miles south-west of Berwick-upon-Tweed, and about 3 miles north-east of Norham. The Union Chain Bridge is located just over half a mile north of Horncliffe, near the hamlet of Loanend.

HORNCLIFFE, a township, in the parish of Norham, union of Berwick-upon-Tweed, N. division of Northumberland, 5 miles (W.S.W.) from Berwick: containing 322 inhabitants. It is situated on the Tweed, and comprises about 840 acres of land. From Horncliffe Hall is a fine prospect of the extensive plain of Merse, and the luxuriant banks of the Tweed. The tithes have been commuted for £151. 3., payable to the Dean and Chapter of Durham.

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.

Northumberland Horncliffe Civil Parish River Tweed Norham Parish, 1848 Union Chain Bridge War Memorial, Horncliffe
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The Fishers Arms, Horncliffe

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River Tweed at Horncliffe

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Horncliffe Village Hall

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Former church, Horncliffe

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Shelter on the corner of Main Street

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Victorian wall postbox

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Fisher's Arms, Horncliffe

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The Crescent, Horncliffe

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Houses on the edge of Horncliffe, seen across field

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House at Cooper's Field, Horncliffe

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Houses on Main Street, Horncliffe

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Houses in Main Street, Horncliffe

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The Square, Horncliffe (above the quarry)

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Derelict building on St Thomas's Island

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Memorial to a former minister, Horncliffe

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Old cottages

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Path to the pub

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Cobles on the Tweed

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Old school, Horncliffe

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Disused school building

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Horncliffe Mains

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Row of cottages near Horncliffe Mains

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Old water pump

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Horncliffe County First School

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Houses on The Crescent, Horncliffe

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Horncliffe (Northumberland)
- "Horncliffe parish lies on the south bank of the River Tweed in north Northumberland. The earliest remains in the parish are Bronze Age. Two barrows lie on the high land ...

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