Low Dinsdale  County Durham


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

DINSDALE (Low), or Dittinsdale, a parish in Darlington district, Durham; on the river Tees, 2 ¾ miles S of Middleton and Dinsdale r. station, and 5 SE of Darlington. Post town, Middleton-One-Row, under Darlington. Acres, 1, 150. Real property, £1, 840. Pop., 208. Houses, 27. The property is divided among a few. ...

The manor belonged once to the Surtees family; and was the birthplace of Place, the artist. A sulphur spa, of much repute in skin diseases, exists in a beautiful wood: and good baths and a magnificent hotel are in its neigh bourhood. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Durham. Value, £224.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Durham. The church is old and tolerable.

Low Dinsdale through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th April 2024

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