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Eastgate, 1848

EASTGATE, a hamlet, in the parish of Stanhope, union of Weardale, N. W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 8¼ miles (W. by N.) from Wolsingham. It is situated on the north side of the Wear, at the junction of the Rookhope 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.

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.

Eastgate Stanhope Parish, 1848


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