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Cornsay, Durham

Cornsay is a hamlet and civil parish in County Durham, England. It is 6 miles southeast of Consett and 7 miles southwest of Durham. It consists of nineteen dwellings, including four farms. All formerly belonged to Ushaw College for the training of Catholic priests, hence the organised nomenclature. East and West Farms are now in private hands as homes but the other two are still active, South Farm run by the Suddes family and North Farm by the Tweddle family.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ1443
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDurham
 

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

Cornsay Colliery

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

Cornsay, township, Lanchester par., S. Durham, 6½ miles NE. of Wolsingham, 3038 ac., pop. 2327; P.O., called Cornsay Colliery.

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