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Preston-le-Skerne


Preston-le-Skerne is a hamlet in County Durham, located near the River Skerne and about a mile east of Newton Aycliffe. Preston-le-Skerne is part of the civil parish of Mordon.

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.

PRESTON-LE-SKERNE, a township, in the parish of Aycliffe, union of Sedgefield, S. E. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 7 miles (N. by E.) from Darlington; containing 131 inhabitants. The township comprises 2610 acres of arable, meadow, and pasture land, of which the soil is poor. The De la Poles, earls of Suffolk, had some lands with free warren here. The main line of the Clarence railway passes through the township, and the village is on the road from Aycliffe to Mordon. The tithes have been commuted for £174. 5., whereof £70 are payable to the vicar.

County Durham Newton Aycliffe River Skerne Mordon
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Preston West Farm Preston le Skerne

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Old rail trackbed at Preston le Skerne

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Railway Bridge.

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Preston East Farm

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Entrance to Preston Manor Farm from Preston Lane

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Public Right of Way footbridge

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River Skerne bridge

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River Skerne
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