Longframlington

The Granby Inn, Longframlington
Longframlington
Longframlington
Location within Northumberland
Population1,032 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceNU135005
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMORPETH
Postcode districtNE65
PoliceNorthumbria
FireNorthumberland
AmbulanceNorth East
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northumberland
55°17′54″N 1°47′20″W / 55.2984°N 1.7889°W / 55.2984; -1.7889Coordinates: 55°17′54″N 1°47′20″W / 55.2984°N 1.7889°W / 55.2984; -1.7889

Longframlington is a small village in Northumberland, England, located on the A697, 11 miles (18 km) north-west of Morpeth and 5 miles (8 km) south-east of Rothbury. Longframlington is a former pit village and on the site of the pit now stands Fram Park, a log cabin holiday park. The village was previously the site of the Longframlington Music Festival.[citation needed]


Landmarks

A branch of the Roman road, Dere Street, known as the Devil's Causeway, passes close by Longframlington, and the mounds visible on the Hall Hill in the angle of the Pauperhaugh and Weldon Bridge roads may be those of a Roman camp.[2]

Embleton Hall was a country manor house and is a now a hotel. It was built around 1730 and is a Grade II listed building.[3]


Religious sites

The church of St Mary the Virgin dates from the late 12th century and until 1891 was a chapel of ease to Felton; since that date Longframlington has been an independent parish. The church was carefully restored in the late 19th century retaining its fine Norman chancel arch.[4]

The church is identified as being dedicated to St. Laurence on maps of Longframlington shown on website Communities.Northumberland.gov.uk (Longframlington - Ordnance maps) dated 1897 and 1920.

References

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  2. ^ Hugill, Robert (1931). Road Guide to Northumberland and The Border. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Andrew Reid & Company, Limited.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Embleton Hall (1154981)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  4. ^ St Mary the Virgin Retrieved 17 November 2008
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