Allenheads, Northumberland

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Allenheads, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Allenheads

Historic Maps of Allenheads and the local area.

Memories of Allenheads
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Read and share your memories of Allenheads itself or of a particular photo of Allenheads.

I spent many happy hours here, and our house was just up the road from here so I didn't have far to go and have great fun.

Mrs Brown's shop, at the far left of the picture, is where Mam used to take us for our weekly treat on a Saturday - to choose some sweets from a large selection in a line of big glass jars with ornate lids. Mrs Brown would put them in the shiny pan on her scales, adding the little bronze weights on the balance to get the exact weight, 2ozs of this and 4ozs of that and then tip them into paper bags for us. The ...see more