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Tantoby, 1848

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.

TANTOBY, a hamlet, in the chapelry of Tanfield, parish of Chester-le-Street, union of Lanchester, Middle division of Chester ward, N. division of the county of Durham, 9 miles (S.W.) from Gateshead. The village is situated in an extensive coal district, and on the southern acclivity of a hill whence a fine prospect is obtained of the surrounding country.


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