Keys to the Past

Local History

Netherton with Biddlestone (Northumberland)

Biddlestone Hall just before demolition in the 1950s. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Biddlestone Hall just before demolition in the 1950s. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

The parish of Biddlestone lies on the southern edge of the Cheviots. It stretches from the high moorland of Puncherton Hill and Bleak Law to relative lowland south of Biddlestone. The name Biddlestone probably means the 'valley of Bidel, Bydel or Bitel.'

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