Egglescliffe Parish Church
Egglescliffe shown within County Durham
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Egglescliffe is a village and civil parish which for ceremonial purposes is in County Durham, England. Administratively it is located in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees. It was formerly part of the non-metropolitan county of Cleveland.
The name, Egglescliffe, might mean Church on steep slope. "Eglws" is modern Welsh, and perhaps then early British, for church
The parish church is dedicated to St John the Baptist and there has been a place of worship on the site since the twelfth century. Also in the village is a Church of England primary school, small public play area, farms, allotments and a public house, called the Pot and Glass.
- County Durham, England's Cities, Towns, Villages and Settlements
- Councils in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham - Yahoo! Local UK
- "Area Snapshot". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-06-21.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Stockton on Tees Retrieved 2009-09-18
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