Place:Over Dinsdale, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameOver Dinsdale
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.495°N 1.458°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoCroft Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Hambleton District, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
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Over Dinsdale is a small village and civil parish in the Local Government District of Hambleton in North Yorkshire, England. The village straddles an ancient Roman road on the border with County Durham. Over Dinsdale is located on a peninsula in the River Tees, approximately 6 miles from Darlington and 8.5 miles from Yarm. The Teesdale Way passes through the village.

Historically the village was a township in the ancient parish of Sockburn, a parish divided by the River Tees between the North Riding of Yorkshire (which included Over Dinsdale) and County Durham (which included the township of Sockburn). Over Dinsdale became a separate civil parish in 1866.

The neighbouring village of Low Dinsdale is across the river in County Durham.

Prior to 1974 Over Dinsdale was a civil parish in Croft Rural District in the North Riding of Yorkshire. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Sockburn in the Allertonshire Wapentake.


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