Medburn is a small residential settlement just west of Darras Hall, Ponteland. It takes it's name from the Med Burn, a local stream, which joins the River Pont just north of Medburn. most of the houses are laid out in long narrow plots, along The Avenue, with several blocks of woodland. Prior to 2015 there were aproximately 60 dwellings, and since then there have been a number of new housing developments. Medburn is located in the parish of Ponteland (Ponteland Town Council) and in the electoral ward of West Ponteland.