Chopwell  County Durham


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Chopwell like this:

CHOPWELL, a township in Winlaton parish, Durham; on the verge of the county, at the river Derwent, 8¾ miles SW by W of Gateshead. Acres, 3, 150. Real property, £2, 302. Pop., 563. Houses, 102. Coal is found.

Chopwell through time

Chopwell is now part of Gateshead district. Click here for graphs and data of how Gateshead has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Chopwell itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Chopwell, in Gateshead and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd April 2019

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