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Windlestone, Durham

Historical Description

Windlestone, a township in Coundon ecclesiastical parish, Auckland St Andrew parish, Durham, 3½ miles ESE of Bishop Auckland station on the N.E.R. Post town, Bishop Auckland; money order and telegraph office, Coundon. Acreage, 1188; population, 176. Windlestone Hall is the seat of the Eden family.

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 
Poor Law unionAuckland 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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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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CountyCounty Durham
RegionNorth East
Postal districtDL17