Burnop, with Hamsteels
BURNOP, with Hamsteels, a township, in the parish and union of Lanchester, W. division of Chester ward, N. division of the county of Durham; containing 154 inhabitants. Burnop, which probably derives its name from "Brunehop," the gill or hollow of the Brune or Browney, lies on that river; Hamsteels is situated across the water westward nearer Esh. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £81. 7. 10. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.