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Shincliffe, Durham

Shincliffe is a village in the County Durham in England. It is situated just over a mile to the south-east of Durham city centre, on the A177 road to Stockton. Shincliffe is also a civil and ecclesiastical parish consisting of Shincliffe Village, High Shincliffe, Sherburn House and Whitwell House. Shincliffe is regarded as one of the most affluent villages in Durham City and has been designated a conservation area to preserve its historic character.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2940
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDurham
 

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

Shincliff

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

Shincliffe, township and vil. (ry. stations Shincliffe and ShincliffeTown), Durham St Oswald par., Durham - township, 1379 ac., pop. 969; vil., on river Wear, 2 miles SE. of Durham; P.O., and P.O. at Shincliffe Colliery.

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