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Newfield (Bishop Auckland)


NEWFIELD, a township, in the parish of St. Andrew Auckland, union of Auckland, N.W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 3½ miles (N.) from Bishop-Auckland; containing 345 inhabitants. It comprises about 320 acres of land. A coal-field has been opened, the produce of which is carried to Stockton and Hartlepool for shipment, by the West Durham railway, which runs through part of the township. The tithes have been commuted for £1. 6. 8. payable to an impropriator, and £23. 17. 8. to the Bishop of Durham.

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.

Not to be confused with Newfield near Chester-le-Street.

County Durham Parish of Auckland, St. Andrew, 1848
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Primrose Hill Newfield

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The Queens Head, Newfield

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Old Direction Sign - Signpost

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Newfield coal and coke plant

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River Wear below Newfield

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Hermit's Heugh, Newfield
- "The house known as Hermit's Heugh is the eastern part of Newfield Manor House. In the medieval period it was believed to have been the home of a hermit...."

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Newfield manor house, farmhouse
- "This is the old manor house of Newfield. It stands in the centre of the village. It is built of stone with a timber roof, and probably dates to the ...

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