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Sockburn, Darlington

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Sockburn, Darlington

Sockburn is a village and civil parish in County Durham, in England. It is situated at the bottom of a loop of the River Tees, south of Darlington, known locally as the Sockburn Peninsula. Today, there is not much there apart from an early nineteenth-century mansion, a ruined church and a farmhouse built in the late eighteenth century. Sockburn was once a larger parish.
DistrictDarlington
Administrative CountyDarlington
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3407
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 Sockburn, Darlington has been known in the past

Sockburne

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

Sockburn, township, Durham, and par., mostly in North-Riding Yorkshire - par., 2795 ac. (114 water), pop. 213; township, 710 ac. (58 water), pop. 44; contains Sockburn Hall, seat, 6 miles E. of Darlington.

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