ROMALDKIRK
Population: 169Grid Reference: NY994220Co-ordinates 54.594, -2.010
Romaldkirk
Romaldkirk

Village in Teesdale not far from Middleton.  The name is believed to have been derived from that of a little known Anglo Saxon saint, Rumwold.  Other people to have originated from the village include the civil engineer, Thomas Page, who designed the
The stocks, RomaldkirkWestminster and the first Chelsea Bridge across the River Thames in London.
Romaldkirk was served by the Tees Valley Railway which had a station here. The line was closed to passengers in 1964 and to freight the following year as part of the "Beeching Axe".
There are two pubs in Romaldkirk, The Rose & Crown and the Kirk Inn which overlook the large green with it's set of stocks.
The church is a Grade 1 listed building with parts dating from the Anglo Saxon era.
Originally in the North Riding of Yorkshire, Romaldkirk has been in County Durham since the local government reorganisation of 1974.
   
   

The stocks

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