County Durham Travel Guide - County Durham Towns and Villages
A directory of travel and heritage information for County Durham and around England, Scotland, and Wales.
County Durham Towns and Villages
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This king of Mercia built an immense earthwork stretching the length of the current Welsh border
His dyke replaced an earlier earthwork called Wat's Dyke, built by his predecesor, Aethelbald
He is generally regarded as the most powerful Saxon king before Alfred the Great
This Day in British History
15 September, 1747
David Garrick becomes actor-manager of Drury Lane
The famous actor would keep the post for the next 29 years