Barforth  North Riding


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

BARFORTH, a township in Forcett parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the river Tees, 6 miles W by S of Darling ton. It had a Roman station; and was formerly called Old Richmond. Acres, 1,750. Real property, £2,403. Pop., 167. Houses, 25.

Barforth through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barforth, in Teesdale and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th August 2022

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