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Evenwood  County Durham

 

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

EVENWOOD, a village and a chapelry in Barony township, Auckland-St. Andrew parish, Durham. The village stands on an eminence, above the river Gaunless, adjacent to the Northern Counties Union railway, 5 miles SW of Bishop-Auckland; and has a station on the railway. The chapelry was constituted in 1863. ...


Post town, Cockfield, under Darlington. Pop., 1, 949. Many of the inhabitants are coal miners. A castle once stood here; and there are still traces of its moat. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Durham. Value, £150. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Evenwood through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4200

Date accessed: 22nd August 2017


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