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 decisive battle saw Alfred the Great defeat the Danes under Guthrun



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This Day in British History

25 September, 1066

Battle of Stamford Bridge near York

King Harold of England surprised and defeated a Norse army under Harald Hardrada and Harold's rebellious brother Tostig

Monarch Mayhem

This king lost his baggage in an ill-advised crossing of The Wash



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Castleside (Self catering)
Allensford Cottage, Castleside

Allensford Cottage

This is a lovely ground floor cottage set just a mile outside of the village of Castleside and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
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Stainton (Self catering)
Peace Cottage, Stainton

Peace Cottage

A mid-terraced cottage in the small village of Snainton, a mile from Barnard Castle. With two bedrooms, sleeping four people, this cosy cottage makes a great base for the northern …
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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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