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Low Fell, Durham

Historical Description

Low Fell, a village in Gateshead Fell ecclesiastical parish, Durham, with a station on the Team Valley railway, Similes SW of Gateshead. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Gateshead. There are several handsome residences belonging to merchants of Gateshead and Newcastle, a Wesleyan chapel erected in 1882, and also Primitive and New Connexion Methodist chapels.

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 Low Fell 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:

RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE9
Post TownGateshead