|Type||Township, Civil parish|
|Located in||Durham, England|
|See also||Lanchester, Durham, England||ancient parish in which it was a township|
|Chester Ward, Durham, England||ancient county division in which it was located|
|Chester le Street Rural, Durham, England||rural district of which it was part 1894-1974|
|Lanchester, Durham, England||civil parish into which it was absorbed in 1955|
|Derwentside District, Durham, England||district 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.
Categories: Durham, England | Greencroft, Durham, England | Lanchester, Durham, England | Chester Ward, Durham, England | Lanchester Rural, Durham, England | Derwentside District, Durham, England