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Northumberland

(nɔːˈθʌmbələnd)
n
(Placename) the northernmost county of England, on the North Sea; became a unitary authority in 2009: hilly in the north (the Cheviots) and west (the Pennines), with many Roman remains, notably Hadrian's Wall; shipbuilding, coal mining. Administrative centre: Morpeth. Pop: 310 600 (2007 est). Area: 5032 sq km (1943 sq miles). Abbreviation: Northd

Northumberland

(nɔːˈθʌmbələnd)
n
(Biography) 1st Duke of, title of John Dudley. 1502–53, English statesman and soldier, who governed England (1549–53) during the minority of Edward VI. His attempt (1553) to gain the throne for his daughter-in-law, Lady Jane Grey, led to his execution
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North•um•ber•land

(nɔrˈθʌm bər lənd)

n.
a county in NE England. 307,100; 1943 sq. mi. (5030 sq. km).
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Noun1.Northumberland - the northernmost county of EnglandNorthumberland - the northernmost county of England; has many Roman remains (including Hadrian's Wall)
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Flodden - a hill in Northumberland where the invading Scots were defeated by the English in 1513
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WITH its charm, character and far reaching views of the Cheviots, Yetlington Smithy is a truly idyllic retreat.
Roger Wilson and son Kevin from Yetlington had a good day, catching 10 fish each on Yellow Dancer and Black and Green Lures.
WOOLER January 2 Harrison & Hetherington held its weekly Primestock sale of sheep comprising of Hoggs and Ewes Good show forward, trade as expected 191p SQQ 196p Leading Hogg Prices per head: Texel: PS104, PS87 Edlingham Newtown, PS96, PS87.50 Lilburn Ford Castle Dairy, PS94, PS88.50 Newstead, PS94, PS92, PS90 Kettleburn, PS94, PS90, PS87 West Longridge, PS90, PS88 Craigs House, PS89 Wandon, PS88 Yetlington Lane.
Cows Limousin 990, 920 Elilaw, 860, 848 Chibburn, 826 Tritlington, Angus x 901, 860 Yetlington, Saler x 128p Framhill.
Lim hfrs 229p, 214p Nesbit, 214p Elyhaugh, Angus hfrs 222p, 210p Hazon House, 216p South Broomford, 213p Yetlington, Lim strs 224p Blagdon Burn, 220p Elyhaugh, Angus strs 224p Blagdon Burn.
Suffolk's 108 Fowberry Moor, 105 Howick Estates, 93 Blagdon Burn, 90 Yetlington, 89 South Lyham.
Leading prices per head - Lambs: Beltex: PS94 Ladykirk, PS87.50, PS85, PS83, PS82.50 Chillingham Home Farm, PS82 (2) Yetlington Lane.
Texels 146, 137 Warton, 134 Chevington Moor, 132, 124 East Fleetham, 131 Hepscott Manor, 126 Rothley Crag, 122 Rashercap, Suffolks 146, 127 Warton, 140 South Rennington, 131 Tosson Tower, 130 High Trewhitt, 129 Howick Estate, Half Bred 122 East Fleetham, 119 Hepscott Manor, Mules 91 Mitford Steads, 88 East Fleetham, 85 Coldrife, 84 Yetlington, Swales 77, 69 Flexigraze, Black Face 68 Low Hall, Beltex rams 119 Whitton Glebe, Dorset rams 114 Fowberry.
The sale highlights this week were PS108.50 for a shapely pair of Texels from J S Spours & Son, Yetlington Lane, very closely followed by G Snaith & Son, Biddlestone Home Farm for a smart Suffolk hogg attaining PS108.
WOOLER January 31 Harrison & Hetherington held its weekly Primestock sale of sheep where they sold 594 Hoggs and 181 Ewes Hoggs, a great show of hoggs was met by an extreme trade, with another buyer present Average 204p SQQ 210p Leading Prices per head: Suffolk: PS106, PS103, PS85 Branton Eastside, PS87 Yetlington Lane, PS86.50, PS86, PS85.50 Lilburn Estates, PS86, PS85.50 Newstead.
Texels 119, 115 Unthank, 118 Causey Park, 112 Westhills, 112, 107 East Trewick, 110 Yetlington, 109 Howick Estate, 104 Reavley, 101 Burradon Mains, 98 Elsdon Burn, Pasture Hill, Newham Hall, Suffolks 100 Craster, 97 East Coldside, Broome Hill, 96, 95 Howick Estate, 96, 95 West Milbourne, Cheviots 78 Reavley, 74 Doxford, Leics 92 Westhills, Beltex 106 Unthank, 91 Herds House, Black Face 65 Holystone, 56, 54 Westhills, 54 Unthank, Swales 60, 54, 50 Bilton, 51 Donkin Rigg, Mules 72 Pasture Hill, 70 South East, 68 West Grange.