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Sherburn Hill, Durham

Historical Description

Sherburn Hill, a colliery village in Sherburn township, Durham, 1 mile from Sherburn Colliery station on the N.E.R. It has a post and money order office under Durham; telegraph office, Sherburn. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, a library and newsroom, and a police station.

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 Sherburn Hill 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 districtDH6
Post TownDurham