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Low Etherley, Durham

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Low Etherley, Durham

Low Etherley is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated a few miles to the west of Bishop Auckland. In 1825 the Stockton and Darlington Railway opened a horse-drawn branch line from West Auckland to serve Witton Park Colliery, north of Etherley. This line passed through Low Etherley, where it was worked by a cable-hauled incline powered by a stationary steam engine.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ1729
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

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