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Unthank, Alnham

UNTHANK, a township, in the parish of Alnham, union of Rothbury, N. division of Coquetdale ward and of Northumberland, 8¼ miles (N.N.E.) from Rothbury; containing 22 inhabitants. It is on the river Aln, which passes on the north, and separates it from Prendick. In the reign of Elizabeth, it belonged to a family named Unthank. The Hall, now designated Collingwood House, is pleasantly seated near the river.

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.

Northumberland Alnham Civil Parish Alnham Parish, 1848
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Unthank Farm

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Ewe with twin lambs

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Unthank Deserted Village (Alnham)
- "In the medieval period there used to be a small village at Unthank. It was last referred to in documents in 1726, and must have disappeared sometime after this date. …

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