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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Cornsay, Durham has been known in the past
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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