Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Lambton within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Lambton, township, Chester-le-Street par., Durham, on river Wear, 6½ miles NE. of Durham, 684 ac., pop. 151. Lambton Castle is the seat of the Earl of Durham, to whom the manor gives the title of viscount.