Place:Coundon, Durham, England

TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates54.667°N 1.65°W
Located inDurham, England
See alsoAuckland St. Andrew, Durham, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Darlington Ward, Durham, Englandancient county division in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Coundon is an old mining village in County Durham, England. The Boldon Book mentions a mine in Coundon in the twelfth century.

The name Coundon comes from its original name, "Cunadun", which translates as "cow on a hill". Coundon had a football team called Coundon TT which played in the FA Cup in 1984. However, the club folded in 1991.

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