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Sacriston, Durham

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Sacriston, Durham

Sacriston is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England, situated 3 miles north of the city of Durham. Although the area has been populated since the Bronze Age, the first recorded settlement dated back to the 13th century to Sacristan's Heugh. According to old maps it was once known as "Segerston Heugh" and is now known to local people as "Segga".
Post townDURHAM
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2447
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

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

Sacriston, eccl. dist. and mining vil., Chester le Street and Witton Gilbert pars., Durham - dist., pop. 4180; vil., 3½ miles NW. of Durham; P.O.

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