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Waldridge, Durham

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Waldridge, Durham

Waldridge is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated to the south west of Chester-le-Street. It is known as either Waldridge Fell or Waldridge Village, the 'Fell' referring to the surrounding area of moorland. The current village dates back to the 1890s, the original village having been located on the fell which overlooks the present location.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2550
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
Population215 (2001)

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

Waldridge, township and mining vil., Chester le Street par., Durham, 5½ miles N. of Durham, 732 ac., pop. 1428.

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