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Thorpe Thewles, Durham

Historical Description

Thorpe Thewles, a village in Grindon parish, Durham, with a station on a branch of the N.E.R., 4½ miles NW of Stockton-upon-Tees. Post town, Ferry Hill; money order and telegraph office, Stockton. The parish church of St James is in this village. It was erected in 1886, is in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, S porch, and western tower with spire.

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 Thorpe Thewles 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 districtTS21
Post TownStockton-On-Tees