East Horton

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East Horton
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East Horton
Grid reference: NU028309
Location: 55°34’19"N, 1°57’22"W
Postcode: NE71
Local Government
Council: Northumberland

East Horton is a hamlet in Northumberland, adjoining West Horton. The two villages are in Tilldale, north of the course of the River Till and divided by a minor beck which runs to the river.

A footpath runs up from West Horton north-westwards over Doddington Common, a landscape dotted with the remains of ancient settlement, with several cup-and-ring marked rocks and a stone circle.

The St Cuthbert's Way, having crossed the Till, runs through both West and East Horton before heading north-eastwards, up to the Kyloe Hills on the way to the coast.

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