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Iveston, Durham

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Iveston, Durham

Iveston is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated a short distance to the east of Consett. A Roman road passes through the south of the village. Housing in the area consists of a mixture of traditional cottages and large, newer residential properties. Historically,farming and mining formed the chief sources of employment in the village. Little is known about the prehistory of the Iveston area. In fact no certain remains from this period have been found at all.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ1350
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDurham
 

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

Ivestone

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

Iveston, township and vil., Lanchester par., Durham - township (containing parts of Consett and Leadgate), 1956 ac., pop. 4032; the vil. is 9 m. NW. of Durham.

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