Cocken  County Durham


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

COCKEN, a township in Houghton-le-Spring parish, Durham; on the river Wear, 3½ miles NNE of Durham. Acres, 437. Real property, £660. Pop., 77. Houses, 14. Cocken Hall is a romantically situated residence, almost surrounded by the Wear.

Cocken through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th July 2024

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