Place:Eastgate, Durham, England

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NameEastgate
TypeVillage
Located inDurham, England


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Eastgate is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated in Weardale, a few miles west of Stanhope.

Eastgate originally marked the eastern border of the private hunting park of the Prince Bishops of Durham. This was second in extent only to the royal hunting park of the New Forest in Hampshire. Emerson Muschamp Bainbridge, the founder of the world's first department store, was born in the village.

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