Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Tanfield within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Tanfield, township, Chester le Street par., and eccl. dist., partly also in Lanchester par., Durham, 7 miles SW. of Gateshead - dist., pop. 2970; township, 6887 ac., pop. 10,282; P.O.; has coal and iron mines.