The Ancient Parish of ROMALDKIRK
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"ROMALDKIRK, a parish in the wapentake of Gilling West, and liberty of
Richmondshire; 6 miles NW. of Barnard Castle. A most extensive parish,
situated in Teesdale, extending from Deepdale, near Barnard Castle, to the
confines of the three counties of York, Durham, and Westmoreland. This parish
includes the townships of Lartington, Cotherstone, Hunderthwaite, Mickleton,
Lune, Helwick, and Romaldkirk. Population, 377."
(There is further information for Romaldkirk).
Information on the following places in
this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Corn Park
- Doe Park Hall
- East Briscoe
- Hagworm Hall
- Scoon Bank
- Thring Garth
- Thringarth Hill
- Thwaite Hall
- Wemmergill Hall
- Wooden Croft
- Wythes Hill
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
St Romald's Church, Romaldkirk view 1.
St Romald's Church, Romaldkirk view 2.
St. Cuthbert's Church, Cotherstone.
The Methodist Church, Cotherstone.
The former Independent Chapel, Cotherstone.
St. Lawrence's Roman Catholic Church, Lartington (now a private dwelling).
Lartington Hall with the (former) Roman Catholic Chapel, Lartington.
The Church of the Holy Barn, Laithkirk.
The Primitive Methodist Church, Lunedale.
The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Mickleton (now a private dwelling).
- A separate ecclesiastical parish consisting of the townships of
Lunedale, Mickleton, and Holwick (formerly a chapelry under
this parish), was constituted in 1845. See
- The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient)
parish, but I have no further information on them other than
the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
- (NY860210) Arngill House
- (NY930180) Baldersdale
- (NZ004203) Doe Park
- (NY889215) Stackholme
- (NY962200) Thorngarth Hill
- (NZ035178) Towler Hill
- (NY901217) Wemmergill Hall (Farm)
- (NY967191) West Briscoe
- (NZ006207) Woden Croft
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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