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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Pelton, Durham has been known in the past
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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