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Garmondsway Moor, Durham

Historical Description

Garmonds-way Moor, a parish in Durham, 6½ miles SE by S of Durham, and 1 mile from Coxhoe Bridge station on theN.E.R. Acreage, 1149; population, 160. TheViaGar-mundi, or road of Gormond the Dane, by which Canute went barefooted to the shrine of St Cuthbert at Durham, traversed the township, and gave rise to its name. Raisby Hill limestone quarries and lime works are situated here.

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 parishBishops Middleham 
Poor Law unionSedgefield 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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