Eastgate

EASTGATE, a hamlet, in the parish of Stanhope, union of Weardale, N. W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 8ΒΌ miles (W. by N.) from Wolsingham. It is situated on the north side of the Wear, at the junction of the Rokhope burn with that river, and on the road from St. John's Weardale to Stanhope; and is distant three miles west of Stanhope. A national school was built by the late Bishop of Durham, in which divine service is performed every Sunday afternoon; and there is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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