Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Rainton, West

Rainton, West, eccl. dist. and township, Houghton le Spring par., in co. and 4 miles NE. of Durham - dist., pop. 3778; township, 1776 ac., pop. 2888; P.O., T.O.; has coal mines.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "ecclesiastical district and township"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Houghton le Spring AP/CP       County Durham AncC
Place names: RAINTON     |     RAINTON WEST     |     WEST RAINTON
Place: West Rainton

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