Urpeth  County Durham


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Urpeth like this:

URPETH, a township in Chester-le-Street parish, Durham; 2½ miles NW of Chester-le-Street. Acres, 1,671. Real property, £6,757; of which £2,595 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 952; in 1861, 1,123. Houses, 200. U. Lodge is a chief residence.

Urpeth through time

Urpeth is now part of Chester le Street district. Click here for graphs and data of how Chester le Street has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Urpeth itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Urpeth, in Chester le Street and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th September 2019

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