Local History: Bewick (Northumberland)

  • Description

    "The small parish of Bewick lies on both sides of the River Breamish. Old Bewick sits to the north-east and New Bewick to the south-west. Unusually, the name of the river actually changes from the Breamish to the Till as it flows through this parish. This is recorded in an old rhyme: 'The foot of Breamish and the head of Till, Meet together at Bewick Mill.' The village of Old Bewick sits at the foot of Bewick Hill....."
  • 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-Details?PRN=N12993
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 1 month ago
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