Keys to the Past

Local History

Thropton (Northumberland)

Thropton Bastle.
Thropton Bastle.

Thropton is a small parish on the north bank of the River Coquet in central Northumberland, upstream from Rothbury.

The earliest remains in the parish date to the Neolithic period, when people carved some mysterious cup and ring marks on rocks and

Reference number:N13813





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