Local history: Falsone

  • Description

    "Falstone lies in west Northumberland and is high and remote. It is now dominated by Kielder Water reservoir and Kielder Forest. Most of the parish is planted with trees, the exceptions being the open water and farmland east of the dam. Here, beyond the dam, lies Falstone village and a number of farms along the side of the North Tyne valley. Other farms and villages, of all ages, now lie submerged beneath the reservoir. Before the reservoir was flooded in the 1980s, a number of sites were excavated and recorded, some showing evidence of human activity from prehistoric times to the medieval..."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Detailsx?PRN=N13253
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 1 month ago
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