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Laithkirk, Durham

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Laithkirk, Durham

Laithkirk is a small hamlet of three houses and a small church in County Durham, in England. All of the houses in Laithkirk are accessed by an unnamed road which connects the B6277 and the B6276. The hamlet is the final settlement (baring a caravan park) that lies in Lunedale, before the Lune river joins with the Tees. It is situated in Teesdale between Mickleton and Bowbank, near to Middleton-in-Teesdale.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNY9524
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

Other names by which Laithkirk, Durham has been known in the past

Laith Kirk

Laithkirk, Durham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Laithkirk, eccl. dist., Romald Kirk par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on SE. side of Middleton in Teesdale, pop. 1283.

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