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Gilmonby, Durham

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Gilmonby, Durham

Gilmonby is a village in the Pennines of England, situated a short distance to the south of Bowes, in the vicinity of Barnard Castle. It is traditionally located in the North Riding of Yorkshire but along with the rest of the former Startforth Rural District it was transferred to County Durham for administrative and ceremonial purposes on 1 April 1974, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNY9912
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East

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

Gilmonby, township, Bowes par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SW. of Barnard Castle, 2472 ac., pop. 108; contains the seat of Gilmonby Hall.

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