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Rochester is a village in Northumberland, located on the A68 road, about 5 miles north-west of Otterburn and 9½ miles south-east of the border with Scotland. It is situated by the River Rede. To the north of the village is the site of the Roman fort of Bremenium, built to protect Dere Street, the Roam road which passes through the village. The village forms part of Rochester and Byrness Civil Parish.

 

Rochester is a small village and civil parish in north Northumberland, England. It is five miles north-west of Otterburn on the A68 road between Corbridge and Jedburgh. The village is the site of the Roman fort of Bremenium, built there to protect the important Roman road of Dere Street, which passes through the village.

The civil parish extends north west of the village to the Scottish border. It includes the settlements of Byrness, Ramshope and Cottonshopeburnfoot, and the now closed Redesdale Camp, an army base in the Otterburn Training Area. In the 2001 census (when Redesdale Camp was open) the parish had a population of 358, reducing to 344 at the 2011 Census.

Governance

Rochester is in the parliamentary constituency of Hexham.

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Camien Community Cafe, Rochester, Northumberland

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Huel Crag, Redesdale

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Redesdale Arms
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Redesdale Arms
- Overview Map Street View The Redesdale Arms is a hotel and restaurant located on the A68 road at Horsley, about 3½ miles north-west of Otterburn and 1 mile south-east of ...
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J Pringle - 4th NF - Rochester (Wounded)

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The last cafe in England, A68, Rochester (506530)

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Entering Rochester

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Rochester from Tod Law

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Well beside the A68

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Camien Cafe, Rochester

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BIRDHOPECRAIG HALL

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Buildings near Sills Burn Bridge, Rochester

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