Historic Buildings in County Durham


A bit of a catch-all category of historic bits and bobs that don't fit anywhere else. See also stately homes in County Durham.



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British History Quiz

The first Hanoverian monarch of England, he spoke no English and relinquished political control to a Prime Minister, Robert Walpole



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This Day in British History

23 January, 1045

Edward the Confessor marries Edith, daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex

Edith was the sister of Harold, who would be defeated at the Battle of Hastings

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was buried in three places; her entrails at Lincoln Cathedral, her heart at Blackfriars in London, and her body at Westminster Abbey



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Cowshill (Self catering)
Alice's Cottage, Cowshill

Alice's Cottage

Two ground floor Alston Stone cottages on a working hill farm, offering access and facilities for disabled guests.(disabled shower and WC in both cottages ) Nelly?s Cottage and Alice?s Cottage are …
Sleeps 5

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Middleton-in-Teesdale (Self catering)
Monksmoor House, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Monksmoor House

This detached, upside down cottage in Middleton in Teesdale, North East England, sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Darlington (Historic Hotel)
The Blackwell Grange Hotel

The Blackwell Grange Hotel

Unwind in the elegance of this beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands. Walking distance from the centre of Darlington and yet only a short drive from breathtaking Yorkshire Dales scenery, this hotel is fabulous for both business and leisure.Minutes from the A1, and … more >>

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Walworth (Historic Hotel)
Walworth Castle Hotel

Walworth Castle Hotel

Ever dreamed of being a King of a Castle? Well now you can at 12th century Walworth Castle Hotel! Try our Fit for a King Suites featuring Castle Towers and Jacuzzi baths, and enjoy award winning cuisine in Hansards restaurant. Sample the local cask Ale. Try our famous Carvery served … more >>

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