Pauperhaugh


Pauperhaugh is a hamlet by the River Coquet in Northumberland, located about 4 miles south-east of Rothbury. Historically, Pauperhaugh was a township in the ancient parish of Rothbury. Today, Pauperhaugh is part of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst Civil ParishPauperhaugh Bridge over the Coquet was built in 1862. There is also a Second World War pillbox at Pauperhaugh, which was part of the Coquet Stop Line defences.

PAPERHAUGH, a township, in the parish and union of Rothbury, W. division of Coquetdale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 3½ miles (E.S.E.) from Rothbury; containing 52 inhabitants. It stands at the eastern extremity of the parish, and upon the northern brink of the Coquet river, along the margin of which a level and convenient road was formed some years since, from Weldon-bridge to Rothbury, at an expense of £1,400. The land by the river side is light and sandy, and produces good crops of barley and turnips; the higher parts are thin moory soil.

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.

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Pauperhaugh, Brinkburn

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
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Pauperhaugh

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
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Pauperhaugh

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
Brinkburn Station (remains)
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Brinkburn Station (remains)
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Brinkburn, Northumberland
- Brinkburn is a parish in Coquet Dale in Northumberland.

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