Broom  County Durham


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

BROOM, a township in St. Oswald parish, Durham city; 2 miles W of Durham. Acres, 1,029. Real property, £1,534. Pop., 136. Houses, 26.

Broom through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2022

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