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Neasham, Darlington

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Neasham, Darlington

Neasham is a village approximately four miles to the south east of Darlington in County Durham, England, and has more than 1,000 years of history. The village sits on the banks of the River Tees which, at that point, marks the border between the counties of Durham and North Yorkshire. The crossing at the river Tees at Neasham is the point of the great road north and the point where the bishops crossed into Co Durham (the Land of the Prince Bishops).
Administrative CountyDarlington
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3210
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDurham
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
 

Other names by which Neasham, Darlington has been known in the past

Nysam

Neasham, Darlington in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Neasham, township and vil., Hurworth par., Durham, on river Tees, 4 miles SE. of Darlington, 1634 ac. (27 water), pop. 421; P.O.; has foundations of ancient nunnery; in vicinity of vil. are the seats of Neasham Abbey and Neasham Hall.

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