Place:Greencroft, Durham, England

TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates54.85°N 1.75°W
Located inDurham, England
See alsoLanchester, Durham, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Chester Ward, Durham, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Chester le Street Rural, Durham, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
Lanchester, Durham, Englandcivil parish into which it was absorbed in 1955
Derwentside District, Durham, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area 1974-2009
source: Family History Library Catalog

Greencroft is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England. The population of the civil parish taken at the 2011 UK census was 171. The village is situated between Lanchester and Annfield Plain.

Greencroft was a township in the ancient parish of Lanchester. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894 until 1974 it was part of Lanchester Rural District. Between 1974 and 2009 it became part of the larger Derwentside non-metropolitan district. Since 2009 County Durham has been a unitary authority.

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