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Longhoughton Parish Sheet 32 Plan 7

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Ratcheugh Ratcheugh Mr Robert Bolam 63 Chains west of An Excellent Farm House with
Ratcheugh Mr Joshua Tennant Blacksmith’s Arms out houses. Most of which are a
Ratcheugh Mr Robert Geggie 1/4 of a mile South of the House
Ratcheugh The Estate Plan the Alnwick Mercury gives the following Origin
of this name namely the Celtic word "Rath"
an earthern Fort or Mound and "Heugh", a
precipitous Rock &c the whole means the
Fort on the Hill or Crag.
Soldier’s Well Soldier’s Well Mr Robert Bolam 66 Chains west of Traditionally So called by
Soldier’s Well Mr Joshua Tennant Blacksmith’s Arms its proximity to the Camp the Alnwick
Soldier’s Well Mr Robert Geggie Mercury mentions this object but "why so called
we have been unable to ascertain perhaps
from its connection with the Camp". Mr
Binks states that it <u>never</u> goes dry
NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY North Eastern Railway Mr William Aitkinson 18 Chains west of A line of Railway passing
North Eastern Railway Mr Joshua Tennant Blacksmiths Arms through this parish. The line extends
North Eastern Railway Mr Robert Geggie from Berwick on tweed to Darlington York. with it has
Several branches
F. McRae
Sapper Royal Engineers

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