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Langley Moor, Durham

Historical Description

Langley Moor, a colliery village in the township of Brandon and Byshottles, Brancepeth parish, Durham, 2 miles SW of Durham. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Durham. The collieries are extensively worked. There are Wesleyan, Methodist New Connexion, Baptist, and Primitive Methodist chapels, and a Roman Catholic school chapel, with priest's residence. There is also a literary institute and reading-room.

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 Langley 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 districtDH7
Post TownDurham