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Pelton, Durham

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Pelton, Durham

Pelton is a village in County Durham, in England. It is located to the northwest of Chester-le-Street. The village of West Pelton is located some distance to the west; separated from it by a few villages and closer to Stanley than to central Chester-le-Street. Pelton has two public houses, one RAOB club and a small range of convenience stores, including a greengrocers, three general stores, a Post Office, chemist, doctors surgery, dentist, some take-away food outlets, and some hair salons.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2553
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

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

Pelton Fell

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

Pelton, eccl. dist., township, and vil., Chester le Street par., Durham - dist., pop. 5374; township, 1161 ac., pop. 4130; vil., 2 miles NW. of Chester le Street; P.O., called Pelton Fell.

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