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Allendale Town, Northumberland.
Allendale Town is a village in the South of Northumberland.
Popular with walkers, Allendale has good small shops and a number of pubs / hotels.
The area has a history of lead mining and the remains of this industry are scattered around the nearby countryside.
Allendale is also known for its New Years Eve "Tar Barrel Ceremony" in which barrels of burning tar are carried through the village to a bonfire.
A railway used to exist between Allendale and Hexham. This line closed in the 1950's. Today the village is reached by car or local bus services.
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The main road through Allendale Town and a group of walkers setting off.
Quite a few pubs in Allendale - three in this view.
The village centre and the long established Allendale Co-op.
One of a few old water fountains and a traditional red phone box.
St. Cuthberts Church.
The church clock.
Allendale Methodist Church.
More views around the village.
Aubretia on a garden wall.
Road leading down to the River East Allen.
Bridge over the River East Allen.
View on the south side of the bridge.