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Hutton Henry, Durham

Historical Description

Hutton Henry, a village and a township in Monk Hesleton parish, Durham. The village stands on an eminence, 1 mile from Wingate station on the N.E.E., and 2 miles SSW of Castle Eden, and commands a fine view of the surrounding country and the sea. It has a post office under Castle Eden station (E.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Castle Eden station. The township contains also the hamlet of Road Eidge. Acreage, 2016; population, 3151. There is a steam sawmill and an extensive colliery. The Hntton Henry Colliery Co. are lords'of the manor and sole landowners. There are a chapel of ease, Roman Catholic, Wesleyan, and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishMonk Hesleton 
Poor Law unionEasington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hutton Henry from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering county Durham online:

CountyCounty Durham
RegionNorth East
Postal districtTS27
Post TownHartlepool