Sources of Information
The following is a list of useful sources relating to the place-names, archaeology, history and folklore of Simonside.
Alan, I. & Jonathan, L. 1993 Brewar, C. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2nd edition) London, Cassell.
Arkle, T. 1876 The Simonside find. History of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club 8, 176-7.
Balfour, M.C. 1904 Examples of Printed Folk Lore Concerning Northumberland.
Beckensall, S. 1992 Northumberland Place-names Rothbury, Butler publishing.
Bosanquet, R.E. 1989 In The Troublesome Times. Stocksfield, The Spredden Press.
Brewis, A. & Dixon, D.D. 1915 Prehistoric notes Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle 3rd Ser, Vol. 7, 46.
Bruce, J C. 1880. A Descriptive Catalogue of Antiquities, chiefly British, at Alnwick Castle.
Cowen, J.D. 1966 Two amber beads from Simonside Archaeologia Aeliana 4th ser, XLIV, 217-218.
Dixon, D.D. 1889 Recent discoveries of British Burials on Simonside Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, New Ser. Vol. 14, 172-3.
Dixon, D.D. 1892 Notes on the discovery of British Burials on the Simonside Hills, Parish of Rothbury in Upper Coquetdale, Northumberland. Archaeologia Aeliana New Ser, Vol 15, 23-32.
Dixon, D.D. 1903 Upper Coquetdale. Newcastle, R. Redpath.
Dixon, D.D.(ed). 1917 Tumuli, mounds, cairns and curricks. Proceedings Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle 3rd series, Vol 7, 45-7.
Dixon, D.D.(ed).1931 Lordenshaw and Tosson Report of meetings for 1931 History of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club 28, 294-6.
Ekwall, E 1960 The Oxford dictionary of English Place-names Oxford, Clarendon Press 4th ed.
Gard, R. 1970 Northumberland At The Turn Of The Century. Oriel Press
Graham, P. A. 1920 Highways and Byways in Northumbria. Macmillan & Co.
Greenwell, W. 1877 British Barrows London, Macmillan & Co.
Grinsell, L V. 1975 The Ancient Burial Mounds of England. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press.
Hodgson , J. 1820 A History of Northumberland Part 2, Vol. 2, p.108 Newcastle, Thomas & James Pigg
Honeyman, H.L. 1949 Northumberland London, Robert Hale Ltd.
Hope-Dodds, M. 1940 A History of Northumberland Vol. 15 Newcastle, Andrew Reid & Co. Ltd
Jarvis, R. A., Bendelow, V.C., Bradley, R.I., Caroll, D.M., Furness, R.R., Kilgour I.N.L., King, S.J. Soils and their use in Northern England. Soil survey of England and Wales Bulletin No. 10.