"The Durham Villages" is based on the Durham Memories column that appears in the "Northern Echo" and features the history of more than 70 villages and hamlets within a five to six mile radius of Durham city. It includes all the villages within the present administrative district of Durham city as well as Sacriston, Edmondsley, Plawsworth, Lanchester and all the villages along the valley of the river Browney. Places covered by this book include Old Durham, Shincliffe, Houghall, Croxdale, Sunderland Bridge, Hett, Whitwell, Brandon, Browney, Langley Moor, Brancepeth, Brancepeth Castle, New Brancepeth, Esh Winning, Waterhouses, Esh Village, Ushaw Moor, Ushaw College, Bearpark, Broompark, Langley Park, Wall Nook, Cornsay Colliery, Satley, Quebec, Hamsteels, Witton Gilbert, Kimblesworth, Nettlesworth, West Rainton, Great Lumley, Pittington, Littletown. Sherburn, Sherburn Hospital, Sherburn Hill, Shadforth, Ludworth, Kelloe, Quarrington Hill, Cassop, Bowburn, Tursdale and Coxhoe.
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