Place:Helmington Row, Durham, England

NameHelmington Row
Alt namesHelmington-Rowsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Located inDurham, England
See alsoBrancepeth, Durham, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Darlington Ward, Durham, Englandancient county division in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Helmington Row is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated between Crook and Willington. It has its own park, a joint golf course, a petrol station and main bus routes to Durham, England. There are around 6 main streets in the main block of houses (3 of those are very popular, Church Street, East View and Russ Street), other streets are situated along the road (not counted). Overall there will be just over 120 people living in this area. There are 2 sets of allotments where local people may grow their own veg and fruit and keep small amounts of livestock. There is a pub named The Colliery just up the bank.

It is also home to the 'field of dreams' which refers to a small football pitch used by locals of all ages. In the summer it is often occupied everyday and is the main attraction of the town.

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