Coxhoe, a township and an ecclesiastical parish, in Kelloe parish, Durham. The township includes the hamlet of East Hetton, and lies 5¼ miles SSE of Durham, has two stations on the N.E.R. (Coxhoe and Coxhoe Bridge), and a head post office. Acreage, 1058; population of the township, 3133; of the ecclesiastical parish, 2179. Coal and lime are extensively worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham; gross value, £300. Patrons, the Crown and the Bishop alternately. There are two Methodist chapels, a reading-room, collieries, stone quarries, and lime works.
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||Durham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Coxhoe from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Coxhoe)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.
Online maps of Coxhoe are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering county Durham online: