Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Sedgefield within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Sedgefield, market town, par., and township with ry. sta., Durham, 9 miles NW. of Stockton and 17 W. of Hartlepool - par., 17,857 ac., pop. 3505; township, 5259 ac., pop. 2601; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Friday. The town stands on rising ground commanding extensive views. The church (restored 1852) is an Early English building. The town has also a grammar school, mechanics' institute, and an old market cross. Fairs for cattle are held in April and October. The Durham County Lunatic Asylum is in the township.