Place:


Old Park  County Durham

 

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

OLD PARK, a township in Auckland, St. Andrew parish, Durham; 2¾ miles N E of Bishop-Auckland. Acres, 401. Real property, £1, 222; of which £897 are in mines. Pop., 23. Houses, 3. A mansion here belongs to the Warton family; was rebuilt by Dr. Warton; and was frequently visited in his time by the poet Gray.

Old Park through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5300

Date accessed: 25th June 2019


Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time , and maybe some references to other places called " Old Park ".