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Pontop, Durham

Historical Description

Pontop, a part of Collierley township, Lanchester parish, Durham, 9½ miles SW of Gateshead, and 1 mile from Consett station on the N.E.R. Pontop Pike is a mountain 1018 feet high.

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 Pontop 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 districtDH9
Post TownStanley