Local History: Shotley Low Quarter (Northumberland)

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    "The parish of Shotley Low Quarter lies on the southern edge of Northumberland along its boundary with County Durham. In fact, the main settlement of Shotley Bridge lies on the Durham side of the River Derwent leaving the parish of Shotley Low Quarter largely populated by hamlets and scattered farmsteads. The name Shotley is thought to mean `clearing with the huts.' The parish is bound by the River Derwent on the east and south sides, from where it rises to Kiln Pit Hill and Whittonstall in the north. Whittonstall stands on the summit of a ridge that separates the valleys of the Tyne and Derwent......"
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    Keys to the Past
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    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Details?PRN=N13099
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 10 months ago
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