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Tanfield, Durham

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Tanfield, Durham

Tanfield is a former mining village in County Durham, England, near Stanley and is the location of Tanfield Railway and the Causey Arch. It is also the location of Tanfield School.
Post townDurham
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ1855
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East

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

Tanfield, township, Chester le Street par., and eccl. dist., partly also in Lanchester par., Durham, 7 miles SW. of Gateshead - dist., pop. 2970; township, 6887 ac., pop. 10,282; P.O.; has coal and iron mines.

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