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Burnhope, Durham

Historical Description

Burnhope, a township partly in the ecclesiastical parish of Holmside, Durham. It is 2½ miles from Lanchester station on the N.E.R., and has a post and money order office under Durham; telegraph office, Lanchester. Tliere are collieries here.

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 Burnhope 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 districtDH7
Post TownDurham