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School Aycliffe, Durham

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School Aycliffe, Durham

School Aycliffe is a village located in County Durham, England. It is situated a short distance to the west of Newton Aycliffe and to the east of Heighington, County Durham. The name derives from a Viking called Scula who owned land in this part of South Durham. School Aycliffe is split into two by the road named School Aycliffe Lane. One side has the older, original estate. This is part of the County Durham unitary area, formally Borough of Sedgefield.
Post townDarlington
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2523
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

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

Aycliffe ~ Aycliffe School

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

School Aycliffe, township, Heightington par., Durham, 6½ miles NW. of Darlington, 531 ac., pop. 23.

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