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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A 'pocket borough' was also known as what?
These boroughs often had none or only a handful of electors
One example was Dunwich (Suffolk) which sent MPs to Parliament despite the fact that the town had been submerged beneath the sea for centuries
This Day in British History
01 September, 1886
Severn Tunnel opens
The longest railway tunnel in Britain took 14 years to build and stretched over 4 miles