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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This Day in British History

22 April, 1445

Henry VI marries Margaret of Anjou

Margaret's father was Rene, King of Sicily. Unusually for a royal wedding, the ceremony took place at Titchfield Abbey in Hampshire

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This monarch put down the 1715 Jacobite Rising of James Stewart, The Old Pretender



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Middleton-in-Teesdale (Self catering)
Owl Cottage, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Owl Cottage

This cosy pet friendly cottage in Middleton in Teesdale sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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Middleton-in-Teesdale (Self catering)
Fuchsia Cottage, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Fuchsia Cottage

This end-terraced cottage in Middleton-in Teesdale sleeps three people in two bedrooms.
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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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