Coundon

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This article is about Coundon in County Durham. For Coundon in Coventry see the article Coundon, Coventry.

Coordinates: 54°39′49″N 1°38′03″W / 54.663730°N 1.634085°W / 54.663730; -1.634085

Coundon
Church of St James, Coundon, County Durham.jpg
Church of St James, Coundon
Coundon is located in County Durham
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Coundon is an old mining village in County Durham, England. The Boldon Book mentions a mine in Coundon in the twelfth century.

The name Coundon comes from its original name, "Cunadun", which translates as "cow on a hill".[1] Coundon had a football team called Coundon TT which played in the FA Cup in 1984. However, the club folded in 1991.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coundon – a short history". 
  2. ^ Coundon TT at the Football Club History Database

External links[edit]

Media related to Coundon, County Durham at Wikimedia Commons