Butsfield, a scattered village in Satley parish, Durham, on Watling Street, adjacent to the Weardale Extension railway, 5½ miles NNE of Wolsingham. Post town, Satley; money order and telegraph office, Lanchester. Knitsley, 3 miles distant, is the railway station.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ancient County||County Durham|
|Poor Law union||Lanchester|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Butsfield from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Butsfield)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
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