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Newton Cap, Township, 1848

NEWTON-CAP, 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, ½ a mile (N.W.) from the town of BishopAuckland; containing 148 inhabitants. It is situated on the Wear, which is here crossed by a bridge, and on the north bank of which are the ruins of an unfinished mansion erected by the Bacon family.

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.

NEWTON CAP, a township in Auckland, St. Andrew parish, Durham; on the river Wear, ½ a mile NW of Bishop-Auckland. Acres, 939. Real property, £2, 159. Pop. in 1851, 280; in 1861, 404. Houses, 86. Newton Hall is the seat of W. Russell, Esq.

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1872, Rev. J.M. Wilson

Newton Cap became a civil parish in 1866, following the Poor Law Amendment Act of that year. Newton Cap Civil Parish was abolished in April 1937 and became part of Bishop Auckland Civil Parish.

Newton Cap Bank is a road in the north of Bishop Auckland is on the south banks of the River Wear; the road leads down to Newton Cap Bridge. Newton Cap Farm is on the north banks of the river. Newton Cap Viaduct crosses the River Wear nearby. The former Newton Cap public house at No. 1 Newton Cap Bank, is now Buddies Nursery.

Bishop Auckland, 1848 Newton Cap Viaduct Newton Cap Bridge Parish of Auckland, St. Andrew, 1848
Newton Cap Viaduct
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Newton Cap Viaduct
- Overview Map Street View Newton Cap Viaduct was built in 1857 to carry the Bishop Auckland to Durham City railway across the River Wear and Newton Cap Bank, which leads …
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The Newton Cap : Town Head, Bishop Auckland

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- Overview Map Street View Newton Cap Bridge is a stone bridge across the River Wear at Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Reputedly it was built in the late 14th century for …


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