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Headlam, Durham

Headlam is a village in the borough of Darlington and the ceremonial county of County Durham, England. It lies to the west of Darlington. It is a picturesque hamlet of just 14 stone houses plus 17th-century Headlam Hall, now a country house hotel. The village is set around a village green with a medieval cattle-pound and an old stone packhorse bridge across the beck. Headlam is classed as Lower Teesdale and has views to the south as far as Richmond and to the Cleveland Hills in the east.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ1819
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

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

Headlam, township, Gainford par., S. Durham, 7½ miles NW. of Darlington, 808 ac., pop. 107.

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