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Low Dinsdale, Darlington

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Low Dinsdale, Darlington

Low Dinsdale is a village and civil parish in the borough of Darlington and the ceremonial county of County Durham, England. It is situated a few miles to the south-east of Darlington. Historically the village was commonly known as Dinsdale. "Low" was added to distinguish the village from the neighbouring village of Over Dinsdale, on the opposite bank of the River Tees in North Yorkshire. The toponym was recorded in Domesday Book as Dignesale and Dirneshale, and recorded in 1088 as Detnisale.
Administrative CountyDarlington
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3411
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

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

Dinsdale ~ Dinsdale Low ~ Dittinsdale

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

Dinsdale, Low, par., S. Durham, 5 miles SE. of Darlington, 1177 ac., pop. 252; Dinsdale Spa has a cold sulphur spring and a bathing-house.

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