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Nesbitt is a hamlet in County Durham, located about 3½ miles north-west of Hartlepool, and to the south of Nesbitt Dene. The hamlet includes Nesbitt Hall and Nesbitt Hall Farm. Historically, Nesbitt was a township in the ancient Parish of Hart. Today, it forms the Civil Parish of Nesbitt.

NESBIT, a township, in the parish of Hart, union of Easington, S. division of Easington ward, N. division of the county of Durham, 12 miles (N.) from Stockton-upon-Tees; containing 12 inhabitants. Among the families whose names occur as landed proprietors here, have been those of Aske, Wilbefosse, Welbury, Spearman, and Wilkinson. The township lies between the sea on the east, and the road from Stockton to Sunderland on the west, and comprises 130 acres. It pays a prescript rent of 20s. for great tithes.

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.
County Durham Hart Parish, 1848 Nesbitt Civil Parish Nesbitt Hall
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Nesbitt Hall Farm

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Path through Nesbitt Dene

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