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Local History

Acomb (Northumberland)

Church of St John of Beverley, Acomb. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1956.
Church of St John of Beverley, Acomb. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1956.

The parish of Acomb lies on the north bank of the River Tyne opposite the town of Hexham. The land rises sharply from the river bank and carries on upwards towards Hadrian's Wall. The principal stream through the parish is the Birkey Burn which flows into

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