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Evenwood is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated to the south west of Bishop Auckland. It is in the civil parish of Evenwood and Barony, which has a population of 2,534. A former coal mining village, the major pit, Randolph Colliery with its associated coke ovens, was worked between 1893 and 1962, and at its peak in 1914 employed over 1000 men.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Evenwood, Durham has been known in the past
Evenwood and Barony
Evenwood, Durham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Evenwood, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Auckland St Helen par., S. Durham -- dist., pop. 1953; vil., 5m. SW. of Bishop Auckland; P.O., T.O.; has coal mines.
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