Keys to the Past

Local History

Pegswood (Northumberland)

Countryside near Pegswood.
Photo by Harry Rowland, 1980.
Countryside near Pegswood. Photo by Harry Rowland, 1980.

Pegswood is a small parish in south-east Northumberland, on the north bank of the Wansbeck and east of the How Burn. There is a range of archaeological remains, many connected with coalmining.

The earliest evidence of human activity in the parish is a

Reference number:N13830





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