Coundon  County Durham


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

COUNDON, a township and a chapelry in Auckland-St. Andrew parish, Durham. The township lies adjacent to the Stockton railway, 2 miles ESE of Bishop-Auckland; and has a post office under Darlington. Acres, 584. Real property, £4, 725; of which £2, 205 are in mines. Pop., 2, 765. Houses, 534. The chapelry was constituted-in 1842. Pop., 3, 095. Houses, 608. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham. Value, £300.* Patron, the Bishop of Durham. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Coundon through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2018

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