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Boldron, County Durham


Boldron is a village located about 2 miles south-west of Barnard Castle. Boldron was historically within the North Riding of Yorkshire, but became part of County Durham in 1974.

BOLDRON, a township, in the parish of Bowes, union of Teesdale, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 2 miles (S.W. by S.) from Barnard Castle; containing 169 inhabitants. It lies in the manor of Bowes, and comprises by computation 1340 acres. The road from Brough to Barnard-Castle passes north of the village. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £80.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.

Boldron is a village in the Pennines of England, situated close to Barnard Castle. It was historically located in the North Riding of Yorkshire, but along with the rest of the former Startforth Rural District it was transferred to County Durham for administrative and ceremonial purposes on 1 April 1974, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972.

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The George and Dragon Inn, Boldron

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Boldron House and Newton Cottage

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Hilltop Cottage

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Boldron village well

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Boldron Primitive Methodist Chapel

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Wintry dawn Boldron

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Boldron Quoits store

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Boldron's tiny Post Office

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Boldron Green and Methodist Church

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