Willington, County 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.

WILLINGTON, a township, in the parish of Brancepeth, N.W. division of Darlington ward, union, and S. division of the county, of Durham, 4 miles (N.) from Bishop-Auckland; containing 258 inhabitants. It is situated on the north side of the river Wear. The tithes have been commuted for £120. 18. 6. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and a school is partly supported by subscription.

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Brancepeth Colliery
- 1840 - 1967

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Brancepeth Coking Plant
- "The plant consists of 59 Woodall-Duckham regenerative silica ovens built in 1937 on the site of a battery of waste heat ovens. It has a capacity of 360,000 tons ...

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