English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Parish in the County of Durham


“The parish is divided into three Constableries: 1. Stranton, including Tunstall; 2. Seaton Carrow, including Owton; and 3. Brearton”, Surtees III 121. Owton is a detached part of Greatham; West Hartlepool, a boom town of the 1840s, is treated as part of Stranton, the parish in which it developed.

Major Settlements

Other places in this Parish

Other OS name