Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BARONY

BARONY, a township in St. Andrew-Auckland parish, Durham; on the river Gannless, and on the Northern Counties Union railway, at Evenwood station, 7 miles SW of Bishop-Auckland. It includes the hamlet of Evenwood; contains extensive coal-mines; and belongs to the Bishop of Durham. Acres, 5,336. Real property, £10,247,-of which £4,820 are in mines. Pop., 2,674. Houses, 518.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: County Durham AncC
Place: Barony

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