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Edmondsley, Durham

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Edmondsley, Durham

Edmondsley is a small village in County Durham, England. It is situated a few miles south-west of Chester-le-Street, near the villages of Craghead and Sacriston. Coal mining once provided the village's main source of employment, but the last mines in the area had closed by the mid-1980s. Edmondsley has one primary school, and a Post Office. Until recently there was also a public house, the Fleece, but this closed in 2007.
Post townDURHAM
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2349
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
Dialling code0191

Other names by which Edmondsley, Durham has been known in the past

Edmondley ~ Edmonsley

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

Edmonsley, township, Chester-le-Street par., in co. and 5 miles NW. of Durham, 1960 ac., pop. 930; P.O., called Edmondsley.

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