Pontop  County Durham


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Pontop like this:

Pontop, vil., Lanchester par., Durham, under Pontop Pike, 10 miles SW. of Gateshead; in vicinity is Pontop Hall, seat; Pontop Pike is a hill 1018 ft. in height.

Additional information about this locality is available for Collierley

Pontop through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pontop, in Derwentside and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd May 2018

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