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Butsfield, Durham

Historical Description

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.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCounty Durham 
Civil parishLanchester 
Poor Law unionLanchester 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Butsfield from the following:

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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