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Apperley Dene is a small village in Northumberland, England. It is situated between Hexham and Newcastle upon Tyne, south of the River Tyne.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Apperley from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "APPERLEY, a township in Bywell-St. Peter parish, Northumberland; near the Tyne, 7 miles ESE of Corbridge. Acres: 429. Population: 20. Houses: 4.
Apperley was originally a township in the ancient parish of Bywell St. Peter. It became a separate civil parish in 1866, but lost that status in 1887 when it was absorbed into the civil parish of Broomley. Apperley Dene is a settlement in the township.
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