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Durham, Old, Durham

Historical Description

Durham, Old, a hamlet in Shincliffe township, Durham, on the river Wear, three-fourths of a mile E of Durham city. It is the site of an ancient Saxon town, and stands opposite the Roman station Maiden Castle, where Roman altars have been found. It is the property of the Marquess of Londonderry.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering county Durham online: