Hett, County Durham


Hett is a rural village in County Durham, located about a mile to the east of Croxdale and 4 miles south of the city of Durham. Hett has an exceptionally large village green. The village is part of the civil parish of Croxdale and Hett, which also includes Sunderland Bridge.

Hett is a large hamlet in County Durham, England. It is situated a few miles south of Durham. Hett is largely surrounded by farmland. To the south, rape fields are predominant while at the northern end, cattle are grazed year round. To the north-west of Hett lies Sunderland Bridge, a small hamlet with a population of under 50 people (2004). Hett contains a small pond and a football pitch. It is believed to derive its name from its topography - the village sits on a low rounded hill shaped like a hat (Hætt in old English).

Hett gives its name to an igneous dyke which cuts through the local Coal Measures rocks.

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Village Green, Hett

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Village green and pond, Hett

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The Hett Arms

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Hett Village Hall

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Village pond and green, Hett

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Residence in former chapel at Hett Village

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Footpath off Leeman's Lane

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The Green, Hett

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