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Gilesgate Moor, Durham

Historical Description

Gilesgate Moor is a place adjoining the city of Durham, in the ecclesiastical parish of Belmont. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, and a post and money order office under Durham; telegraph office, Durham, Giles, St. See COLCHESTER, DURHAM, NORTHAMPTON, NORWICH, and OXFORD.

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.


Online maps of Gilesgate Moor are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyCounty Durham
RegionNorth East
Postal districtDH1
Post TownDurham