Keys to the Past

Local History

Akeld (Northumberland)

Akeld Bastle. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Akeld Bastle. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

Akeld is a small parish on the northern edge of the Cheviots. It was originally a township in the parish of Wooler. The area is rich in archaeological remains, particularly from the prehistoric period. Much of the southern area of the parish is upland,

Reference number:N12978





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