Rushyford is a village in County Durham located immediately south of Chilton and about 2 miles north of Newton Aycliffe. The village is situated on the old Great North Road and in the 17th century its coaching inn, now the Eden Arms Hotel, was established.
RUSHYFORD, a village, in the township of Windleston, parish of St. Andrew Auckland, union of Auckland, S. E. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 5½ miles (E. by S.) from Bishop-Auckland. This place is on the road between Darlington and Durham, and on that from Sedgefield to Bishop-Auckland, which here intersect each other. A large hotel and posting-house in the village had great celebrity previous to the introduction of railroads, and there is still a post-office for the convenience of the neighbourhood. A school was built some years since by Sir Robert Eden, Bart., by whom it was endowed with £15 per annum.