Great Stainton, County Durham

Enjoy a glimpse of history about Great Stainton in County Durham, North East England, UK.

The old name for the village of Great Stainton was Stainton-le-Street. It’s thought that the name for this ancient parish came from the area’s old Roman road.

It is a different settlement to the larger village of Stainton, which sits on the south-west outskirts of Middlesbrough.

The Post Office Directory of Durham and Northumberland

by Kelly and Company

Published in 1879

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