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Historic Buildings of County Durham, England

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Historic Buildings of County Durham

England

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Image Geograph © Copyright Clive Nicholson and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence.

The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of County Durham, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up.

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Historic houses in alphabetical order

Including Castles, Abbeys, Priories, Manor Houses, Mansions, Stately Homes, Country houses, Estate houses, Courts, Halls, Parks and other listed buildings of historic interest.

Full sizes of the thumbnail images can be seen in the Gallery attached to the project or by clicking the thumbnail image. TIP - Use ctrl+the link to open the image in a separate tab, or use "back" to return to this project page) Sources for the images can be found in the image details as seen in the gallery.

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A

● Auckland Castle


B

● Beamish Hall

● Blackwell Grange Hotel

● Brancepeth Castle


C

● Croxdale Hall


D

● Dryderdale Hall

● Durham Castle


E

● Eggleston Hall

● Elemore Hall


F

G

H

● Hamsterley Hall

● Headlam Hall

● Horsley Hall


I

J

K

L


● Lambton Castle

● Lartington Hall

● Low Dinsdale Manor

● Lumley Castle


M

N

O

P

● Piercebridge Hall

● Preston Hall, Preston-on-Tees


Q

R

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Raby Castle was built by John Neville, 3rd Baron Neville de Raby, between approximately 1367 and 1390. Cecily Neville, the mother of the Kings Edward IV and Richard III, was born here. After Charles Neville, 6th Earl of Westmorland, led the failed Rising of the North in favour of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1569 Raby Castle was taken into royal custody. Sir Henry Vane, the elder died here in 1655.

● Ravensworth Castle (ruined)

● Redworth Hall

● Rokeby Park

Rokeby Hall - located close to the confluence of the River Tees and River Greta, close to Greta Bridge in what is now County Durham. It was historically located in the North Riding of Yorkshire. Completed in 1735 by Sir Thomas Robinson, a leading amateur architect of his day, who owned it until 1769, when he sold it to J.S. Morritt, an ancestor of the current owner.


S

● Shotton Hall

● Sockburn Hall

● Streatlam Castle


T

● The Castle, Castle Eden

● The Old Hall, Hurworth-on-Tees


U-V

W

● Walworth Castle

● Witton Castle

● Whitworth Hall

● Windlestone Hall

● Wynyard Park

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