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Lonton, Durham

Historical Description

Lonton, a hamlet in Holwick township, Romald Kirk parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Tees, at the boundary with Durham, 8½ miles NW of Barnard Castle. A handsome bridge spans the Tees.

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 Lonton 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 districtDL12
Post TownBarnard Castle