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Holmside, Durham

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Holmside, Durham

Holmside is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated to the north-west of Sacriston. The village has a 5.5 MW wind farm, Holmside Hall Wind Farm, which became operational in May 2004 and consists of two 60 m high wind turbines.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2149
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

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

Holmside, eccl. dist. and vil., Chester le Street and Lanchester pars., N. Durham--dist., pop. 2754; vil., 6½ miles NW. of Durham; has large coal mines.

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