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Eldon, Durham

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Eldon, Durham

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.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2327
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

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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