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Durham County Record Office

Durham County Council

Circa 3,000 sheets (mostly OS plans) of the pre-1974 County of Durham. 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 plans (1856-1939); c.1000 National Grid O.S. plans; tithe and enclosure plans, and ca.300 MS estate plans (18th/19th centuries).

Air photograph coverage (1947, 1968, 1992).

Publications include User Guide 12: "Maps and Plans"; Records Relating to Inclosure in the Durham Record Office (Subject Guide 1); Records relating to tithes (Subject Guide 5); Durham Places in the Mid-Nineteenth Century (1996).


County Hall DURHAM County Durham DH1 5UL

Main contact

Telephone number

03000 267619

Opening hours

Mon & Tue 0845-1645; Wed 0845-2000; Fri Closed


Prior appointment necessary


We can provide digital images of all plans; visitors can pay a daily fee to take digital photographs of any plans other than OS plans and tithe plans.


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