Ouston is a hamlet / farm located about half a mile south of Stamfordham in Northumberland. An airfield, RAF Ouston, was built here during the Second World War. The site is now used for the military Albemarle Barracks.
OUSTON, a township, in the parish of Stamfordham, union of Castle ward, N.E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 13 miles (W.N.W.) from Newcastle-upon-Tyne; containing 21 inhabitants. The township is situated on the river Pont, and comprises 511a. 2r. of high flat table-land, with a substratum of blue mountain limestone. It is free of large tithes, having belonged to Hexham Abbey: the vicarial tithes have been commuted for £5. 2. 2., and 13s. 4d. are payable to the Bishop of Durham.