Ancient Monuments

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Scheduled Ancient Monuments in the Historic County of Durham

  1. 'The Castles' (camp)
    South Bedburn
  2. A Roman period native settlement, prehistoric carved rock and an iron smelting site on Knott Hill, 7
  3. Aldin Grange (or Bearpark) Bridge
  4. Anglo-Saxon cross in St John the Baptist's churchyard
  5. Archdeacon Newton moated site, deserted manorial settlement and section of rig and furrow
    Archdeacon Newton
  6. Barnard Castle: ringwork, shell keep castle, chapel and dovecote Photos
    Barnard Castle
  7. Binchester Roman fort (Vinovia)
    Coundon Ward
  8. Bobgins engine house 250m south west of New House, Causey
  9. Bowes Railway Photos
    Washington West Ward
  10. Bradley Hall fortified house and underground passages, moated site, pillow mound and fishponds
  11. Brandon Walls lead mine and ore works Photos
  12. Burnt mound at Knott Well 370m north east of Stotley Grange
    Middleton in Teesdale
  13. Burnt mound between Knottwell Sike and Bell Sike, 420m north east of Stotley Grange
    Middleton in Teesdale
  14. Cairnfield on Crawley Edge, 500m north west of Hill Crest
  15. Cambokeels medieval site
  16. Camp at High Northgate
  17. Carved rock, cist and cairnfield 580m west of Hindon Edge
    Langleydale and Shotton
  18. Carved rocks in Stobgreen Plantation
  19. Castle Steads camp
  20. Causey Arch, Tanfield
  21. Chapel of St Mary Magdalene
    Elvet and Gilesgate Ward
  22. Chester New Bridge
  23. Claxton medieval moated site
  24. Coal mining remains at Dunston Hill
    Dunston Hill and Whickham East Ward
  25. Coal mining remains in Mallygill Wood
    West Rainton
  26. Coatham Mundeville medieval village, fishpond and areas of rig and furrow
    Coatham Mundeville
  27. Coke ovens at Inkerman Farm
  28. Coldberry lead mine and associated hushes Photos
  29. Collierley Chapel
    Burnopfield and Dipton Ward
  30. Colliery engine house at Washington F Pit, Albany
    Washington West Ward
  31. Concangium Roman fort Photos
    Chester-le-Street East Ward
  32. Coniscliffe Road waterworks Photos
    Hummersknott Ward
  33. Coxhoe medieval settlement, 170m south west of East House Farm
  34. Croxdale medieval chapel and churchyard cross base Photos
    Croxdale and Hett
  35. Cup marked rocks and cairnfield at Bracken Heads, 380m north east of Folly Head
  36. Dalden Tower: a medieval fortified manor house and related earthworks
  37. Deer shelter in Auckland Castle deer park Photos
    Bishop Auckland
  38. Defended settlement on Humbledon Hill
    Barnes Ward
  39. Derwentcote steel cementation furnace, iron finery forge and drift coal mine
    Leadgate and Medomsley Ward
  40. Deserted medieval village and field system at Garmondsway
  41. Deserted medieval village at Walworth
  42. Deserted medieval village of Ulnaby
    High Coniscliffe
  43. Deserted medieval village of West Hartburn, 100m north-east of Foster House
    Middleton St George
  44. Deserted medieval village, moated site, and early medieval timber building at Castle Eden, 200m sout
    Castle Eden
  45. Deserted village
  46. Ditched enclosure south of North View, Coalburns
    Crawcrook and Greenside Ward
    Dunston and Teams Ward
  48. Ebchester (Vindomora) Roman station Photos
    Leadgate and Medomsley Ward
  49. Edmundbyers Cross, Muggleswick Common, 1460m west of Heather Lea
  50. Elvet Bridge Photos
    Elvet and Gilesgate Ward
  51. Enclosed hilltop settlement on Pig Hill, 600m south west of High Fallowfield
    South Hetton
  52. Enclosure north west of Old Park House
  53. Enclosures and industrial workings on Cockfield Fell
  54. Enclosures near Damhead Wood, Whickham
    Whickham North Ward
  55. Esh Cross 150m north of Esh Hall
  56. Feldon Smelt Mill
  57. Finchale Priory Benedictine cell: hermitage, monastic precinct and site of priory watermill
    Framwellgate Moor
  58. Fishpond, enclosures and section of field system 165m north west of Elwick Hall
  59. Fishponds 70m north of St Mary Magdalene's Church
  60. Framwellgate Bridge Photos
    Elvet and Gilesgate Ward
  61. Friarside Chapel
    Burnopfield and Dipton Ward
  62. Gibside Hall, 17th to 19th century country house Photos
    Whickham South and Sunniside Ward
  63. Grange and Chapel, Bear Park
  64. Great house 50m west of St Mary Magdalene's Church
  65. Green Hurth lead mine and ore works
    Forest and Frith
  66. Harbour House Chapel
    Kimblesworth and Plawsworth
  67. Harperley Working Camp, World War II prisoner of war camp at Craigside
  68. Hasting Hill cursus and causewayed enclosure, 600m south of Hasting Hill Farm
    St Chad's Ward
  69. Haswell Colliery engine house, 180m north west of Plough Farm
  70. Hedleyhill Colliery coke works, 500m south west of Hazlet House
  71. Heugh coastal artillery battery immediately north west of Heugh Lighthouse
  72. High Haswell Chapel 300m south east of Low Haswell
  73. Hylton Castle: a medieval fortified house, chapel, 17th and 18th century country houses and associat Photos
    Castle Ward
  74. Iron Age cemetery, early medieval enclosure and medieval farmstead with a long boundary, Middle Hurt
    Forest and Frith
  75. Kepier Hospital
  76. Ketton Bridge Photos
  77. Lady's Rake lead mine
    Forest and Frith
  78. Lanchester Roman fort (Longovicium)
  79. Larberry Pastures settlement site
  80. Lead mining remains at Ramshaw
  81. Legs Cross
  82. Lizard Lane Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery
    Whitburn and Marsden Ward
  83. Low Throston deserted medieval village
    Jesmond Ward
  84. Ludworth Tower
  85. Maiden Castle promontory fort
    Durham South Ward
  86. Maiden's Bower round cairn
    Neville's Cross Ward
  87. Manorial settlement, fishponds and field system, 200m south west of Layton House
  88. Market cross, 35m and 50m south of St Thomas' Church
  89. Marsden lime kilns
    Whitburn and Marsden Ward
  90. Medieval farmstead 390m south of Lodge Sike Farm
    Middleton in Teesdale
  91. Medieval farmstead and irregular open field system at High Burntoft Farm
  92. Medieval farmstead at High Knott, 380m west of West Force Garth
    Forest and Frith
  93. Medieval linear earthwork, enclosures and farmstead and Bronze Age burnt mound 110m and 420m north w
  94. Medieval moated manorial site of Low Dinsdale at the Manor House
  95. Medieval settlement
  96. Medieval settlement and open field system at Old Wingate
    Wheatley Hill
  97. Middle Greenlaws Level lead mine and ore works
  98. Middleham Castle Photos
    Bishop Middleham
  99. Middlehope Shield and Low Slit lead mines and ore works
  100. Moated site at Low Butterby Farm
    Croxdale and Hett
  101. Monastic grange at Priory Farm
  102. Monkwearmouth Anglo-Saxon monastery and medieval priory
    St Peter's Ward
  103. Motte and bailey castle 400m south east of Bishopton Photos
  104. Motte, 50m north of Holycross Church, Ryton Photos
    Ryton, Crookhill and Stella Ward
  105. Neville's Cross
    Neville's Cross Ward
  106. Newcastle Swing Bridge
    Westgate Ward
  107. Newsham deserted medieval village
  108. Newton Cap Bridge
    Bishop Auckland
  109. Old Hall
  110. Old Hollinside fortified hall house, Whickham Photos
    Whickham South and Sunniside Ward
  111. Old Rookhope ore hearth lead smeltmill, 630m north west of Lintzgarth Plantation
  112. Old Thornley medieval settlement, open field system and hollow way, 110m north of Thornley Hall Farm
  113. Packhorse bridge Photos
  114. Park Level lead mine with ore works on Killhope Burn
  115. Penny Hill camp
    Langleydale and Shotton
  116. Piercebridge Roman fort Photos
  117. Pike Law lead hushes and mines
  118. Pre-Conquest and post-Conquest church and graveyard and medieval and post-medieval manors at Sockbur
  119. Prebend's Bridge Photos
    Elvet and Gilesgate Ward
  120. Prehistoric defended settlement 500m north west of West Holme House
  121. Prior's Hall, Hallgarth
  122. Ravensworth quadrangular castle
  123. Remains of Roman aqueduct
  124. Remains of the Stockton and Darlington Railway
    West Auckland Ward
  125. Roman fort, South Shields
    Beacon and Bents Ward
  126. Roman period native settlement at Calf Holm, immediately west of Dine Holm Scar
    Forest and Frith
  127. Roman period native settlements and field system, hut circle, bloomeries, lead smelting site and cha
    Forest and Frith
  128. Romano-British hut circle and enclosing bank and ditch immediately east of High Force Quarry
    Forest and Frith
  129. Round barrow on Hasting Hill, 230m west of Hasting Hill Farm Photos
    Sandhill Ward
  130. Ryhope pumping engines Photos
    Ryhope Ward
  131. Ryton village cross 160m south east of church Photos
    Ryton, Crookhill and Stella Ward
  132. Settlement south west of Harbour House Farm
    Kimblesworth and Plawsworth
  133. Seven Sisters round barrow, Copt Hill, Houghton-le-Spring Photos
    Copt Hill Ward
  134. Sheraton medieval settlement and open field system
    Sheraton with Hulam
  135. Sherburnhouse Bridge
  136. Shrunken medieval village at Sadberge
  137. Site of Ravensworth coalmill, 600m north east of Ravensworth Castle
  138. Skerne Railway bridge, 320m south east of Darlington Railway Museum Photos
    North Road Ward
  139. Small multivallate hillfort and tower mill on Shackleton Beacon Hill
  140. Smotherlaw round barrow Photos
    High Coniscliffe
  141. St Botolph's Chapel, 280m north east of Frosterley Bridge
  142. St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow
    Bede Ward
  143. St Thomas a Becket's Church Photos
  144. Stanhope Bridge Photos
  145. Stockton market cross immediately south of Town Hall
    Stockton Town Centre Ward
  146. Summerhouse moated site and associated drainage channels, enclosure and field system
  147. Sunderland Bridge, near Croxdale Photos
    Croxdale and Hett
  148. The Water Gate Photos
    Elvet and Gilesgate Ward
  149. Tower Hill motte castle, 370m north-east of Dinsdale Spa
    Middleton St George
  150. Tower house in the churchyard of St James's Church
  151. Town Wall and Sandwell Gate
  152. Two burnt mounds 350m north east of Stotley Grange
    Middleton in Teesdale
  153. Village of Jarrow
    Bede Ward
  154. Wardley moated site
    Wardley and Leam Lane Ward
  155. Washingwells Roman fort, Whickham
    Dunston Hill and Whickham East Ward
  156. Westgate Castle
  157. Whinfield coking ovens, 850m south east of Low Spen Farm Photos
    Chopwell and Rowlands Gill Ward
  158. Winlaton Mill ironworks, south east of Winlaton Mill village Photos
    Winlaton and High Spen Ward
  159. World War I early warning acoustic mirror on Namey Hill, 570m north of Carley Hill Cricket Ground
    Southwick Ward
  160. World War II bombing decoy control shelter 600m south east of Great Burdon Farm Photos
    Great Burdon
  161. Yarm Bridge
  162. Yoden medieval settlement
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