Black Callerton

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Black Callerton
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55°01′22″N1°43′36″W / 55.022711°N 1.7266420°W / 55.022711; -1.7266420 Coordinates: 55°01′22″N1°43′36″W / 55.022711°N 1.7266420°W / 55.022711; -1.7266420

Black Callerton is a hamlet and former civil parish about 5 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne, now in the parish of Woolsington, in the Newcastle upon Tyne district, in the county of Tyne and Wear, England. In 1951 the parish had a population of 365. [1]

History

The name "Callerton" means 'Calves' hill, the "Black" part distinguishes it from High and Little Callerton. [2] Black Callerton is possibly a shrunken medieval village, although there is no indications on the ground. [3] Black Callerton was formerly a township in the parish of Newburn, [4] from 1866 Black Callerton was a civil parish in its own right until it was abolished and merged with Woolsington on 1 April 1955. [5] In 1974 it became part of Tyne and Wear, having previously been part of Northumberland.

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References

  1. "Population statistics Black Callerton Tn/CP through time". A Vision of Britain . Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  2. "Black Callerton Key to English Place-names". The University of Nottingham. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  3. Historic England. "Black Callerton (22749)". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  4. "History of Black Callerton, in Newcastle upon Tyne and Northumberland". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  5. "Relationships and changes Black Callerton Tn/CP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 1 August 2020.