Morley, County Durham


 

Morley is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated five miles to the west of Bishop Auckland (OS grid reference NZ 1127). Morley is first mentioned in 1295, already with its present spelling; its coal mine was mentioned, as Morleypitte already in c. 1440. The name probably means "open ground by a moor", from Old English mōr "moor, clearing, pasture" + lẽah "open ground, clearing".

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Minor road at Morley

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Pond House in Morley

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The Green Farm, Morley

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Approach to Morley

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View of Morley district

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Dobinson's Lane : Morley

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Morley School

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Kinmont in Morley

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Morley Hall Farm : (with working windmill)

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Morley Hall farm

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Farmhouse at Morley Farm

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New Blue House : Morley

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The junction of Nettlebed, Crane Row and Daniel Lane's at Morley Farm

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Daniel Lane : Morley Farm

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