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Lambton, Sunderland

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Lambton, Sunderland

Lambton is a village in Washington, Tyne and Wear, North East, England. It lies about 2 miles northeast of Chester-le-Street. It is historically linked to the Lambton family, Lambton Castle and being the home of the Lambton Worm. New Lambton is located just a few miles from the Lambton estate.
Administrative CountySunderland
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2955
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria

Lambton, Sunderland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lambton, township, Chester-le-Street par., Durham, on river Wear, 6½ miles NE. of Durham, 684 ac., pop. 151. Lambton Castle is the seat of the Earl of Durham, to whom the manor gives the title of viscount.

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