Edmondsley

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Coordinates: 54°50′06″N 1°37′55″W / 54.835°N 1.632°W / 54.835; -1.632

Edmondsley
Edmondsley is located in County Durham
Edmondsley
Edmondsley
 Edmondsley shown within County Durham
OS grid reference NZ237490
Unitary authority County Durham
Ceremonial county County Durham
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DURHAM
Postcode district DH7
Dialling code 0191
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament North Durham
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Edmondsley is a small village in County Durham, England. It is situated a few miles south-west of Chester-le-Street, near the villages of Craghead and Sacriston.

Coal mining once provided the village's main source of employment, but the last mines in the area had closed by the mid-1980s.

Edmondsley has one primary school, and a Post Office. Until recently there was also a public house, the Fleece, but this closed in 2007.

Notable people[edit]

The professional footballer and trade unionist Thomas Burlison, Baron Burlison (1936–2008) was born in Edmondsley.[1]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Edmondsley at Wikimedia Commons