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Sadberge, Darlington

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Sadberge, Darlington

Sadberge is a village in the borough of Darlington and ceremonial county of County Durham, England. It is situated between Darlington and Stockton-on-Tees. The village of Sadberge was once the Wapentake (capital) of the Viking settled area north of the Tees known as the Earldom of Sadberge which stretched from Hartlepool to Teesdale. Wapentakes were found in parts of England settled by Danes and continued to be important administrative centres through to medieval times.
Administrative CountyDarlington
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3417
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East

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

Sadberge, eccl. dist., township, and vil., Haughton le Skerne par., Durham - dist., pop. 407; township, 2087 ac., pop. 371; vil., 3i m. NE. of Darlington; P.O.

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