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Eldon is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated a few miles south-west of Bishop Auckland, a short distance from Shildon. The village became a civil parish, with a parish council, on 1 April 2003. It had previously been part of Shildon parish.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Eldon, Durham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Eldon, township, Auckland St Andrew par., S. Durham, 3½ miles SE. of Bishop Auckland, 1421 ac., pop. 1389; gives title of earl to branch of Scott family.
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