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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Stanhope (Self catering)
Granary Cottage, Stanhope

Granary Cottage

Shared entrance conservatory with sitting area. Shared utility room. Private door with two steps to sitting/dining room gas fire and sofa bed (for + 2). Well equipped kitchen with breakfast …
Sleeps 5

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Staindrop (Self catering)
Alwent Mill, Staindrop

Alwent Mill

This stone-built detached cottage is situated a couple of miles from the village of Staindrop and sleeps four people.
Sleeps 4

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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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