Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Brandon within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Brandon and Byshottles, township and ry. sta. (Brandon), Brancepeth par., in S. of co. and 3 miles SW. of Durham, 6635 ac. (48 water), pop. 10,850; contains Brandon Hill, 875 ft., crowned with tumulus; also, B. Colliery; P.O.