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Coordinates: 54°52′33″N 2°20′11″W / 54.8757°N 2.3365°W / 54.8757; -2.3365

Ninebanks is located in Northumberland

 Ninebanks shown within Northumberland
OS grid reference NY785535
Unitary authority Northumberland
Ceremonial county Northumberland
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district NE47
Police Northumbria
Fire Northumberland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament Hexham
List of places: UK • England • Northumberland


Ninebanks is a small village in south west Northumberland, England in the North Pennines 8 miles (13 km) north-east of Alston by road. It is noted for the late medieval (Jacobean) Pele Tower, which is a 17th century bastle house made of sandstone and has four floors, the lowest of which is now below the level of the road. YHA Ninebanks is a youth hostel situated outside the hamlet at the settlement of Mohope about 1 mile (1½ km) away.

Notable people

Local man Isaac Holden, a 19th century lead miner turned Methodist preacher and tea seller, has a 36-mile (58 km) circular walk named after him - Isaac's Tea Trail. This trail passes through Ninebanks.

External links

  • GENUKI (accessed: 26 November 2008)


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