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Castle Eden, Durham

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Castle Eden, Durham

For the similarly named castle in Aberdeenshire, see Eden Castle. Castle Eden is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated a short distance to the south of Peterlee, Wingate, the A19 and Castle Eden Dene. The village is famous for the former Castle Eden Brewery which was home of the famous Castle Eden Ale; most of it was demolished in 2003 for a new housing estate and only the main front building remains today.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ4237
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

Castle Eden, Durham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Castle Eden.-- par., vil., and seat, with ry. sta., in co. and 9½ m. SE. of Durham, 1949 ac., pop. 880; P.O., and P.O., T.O., at Castle Eden Station. The coal mines are very extensive.

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