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Elwick Hall, Durham

Historical Description

Elwick Hall, a parish in Durham, adjacent to Elwick township, and containing the Beacon Hill, 4 miles W of Hartlepool town, and 4 from Castle Eden station on the N.E.R. Post town, Elwick, under Castle Eden station. Acreage, 44:40; population, 178. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Durham; net value, £350. Patron, the Bishop of Manchester. The church is mainly Early English, contains an octagonal font and a sculpture of the Crucifixion, and is very good. Elwick Hall is the rectory house.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyCounty Durham 
Ecclesiastical parishElwick-Hall St. Peter 
Poor Law unionStockton 
WardStockton 

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