Place:Longnewton, Durham, England

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NameLongnewton
Alt namesLong Newtonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Located inDurham, England
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Longnewton (also known as Long Newton) is a village and civil parish in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees and ceremonial county of County Durham, England. It is situated between Darlington and Stockton-on-Tees. The village is mostly privately owned dwellings, and has two public houses, The Londonderry Arms and The Vane Arms, St. Mary's church and Saint Mary's Church of England primary school. Longnewton is not home to a secondary school however it is in the catchment area for Egglescliffe Secondary School, which is located 5 miles away and around a 10-minute drive. Located in the village is also a community centre, most commonly known as the wilson centre which has 3 different venue rooms, for a variety of activities and occasions. Longnewton is also a 10 minutes drive north of Durham Tees Valley Airport. In March 2007 a new bypass and junction on the A66 which runs just north of the village was created after almost 30 years of proposals, the junction was fully open to traffic in May 2008. A new roundabout has been put in place to service Durham Tees Valley Airport and ease traffic levels around the surrounding area.

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