Hart, County Durham

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Hart
St. Mary Magdalene, Hart Village. - geograph.org.uk - 24756.jpg
St. Mary Magdalane Church, Hart.
Hart is located in County Durham
Hart
Hart
 Hart shown within County Durham
OS grid reference NZ4717634987
Unitary authority Hartlepool
Ceremonial county County Durham
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HARTLEPOOL
Police Cleveland
Fire Cleveland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament Hartlepool
List of places
UK
England
County Durham

Coordinates: 54°42′28″N 1°16′10″W / 54.707699°N 1.2693599°W / 54.707699; -1.2693599

Hart is a village and civil parish in the borough of Hartlepool and the ceremonial county of County Durham, in England. It is situated to the north-west of central Hartlepool.

History[edit]

In 1587 the parish suffered from the plague, and it was noted in the parish register that "89 corpses were buried, whereof tenne were strangers." In 1652 it was noted that John Pasmore was buried "On Black Monday 29 March. There was a star appeared in the South-east, ye sun eclipsed."[1]

In 1596, Ellen Thompson, condemned as a witch was buried under the stile of St Mary Magdalene church, which is the mother church of St. Hilda's, at the east entrance to the churchyard.[2]

The Jesuit Thomas Ellerker was born in Hart in 1738.[3]

Tourism[edit]

Just outside the village is Hart Bog which is on the List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Cleveland

Climate[edit]

Climate in this area has mild dfferences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).[4]

Climate data for Hart
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 7
(45)
8
(46)
10
(50)
12
(54)
15
(59)
18
(64)
21
(70)
20
(68)
17
(63)
14
(57)
10
(50)
7
(45)
13.3
(55.9)
Average low °C (°F) 3
(37)
2
(36)
3
(37)
5
(41)
7
(45)
10
(50)
12
(54)
12
(54)
10
(50)
7
(45)
4
(39)
2
(36)
6.4
(43.7)
Avg. precipitation days 18 15 15 16 14 15 14 14 14 17 17 16 185
Source: Weatherbase[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Willam Page (1928). "'Parishes: Hart', A History of the County of Durham: Volume 3 (1928), pp. 254-263". British History Online. Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  2. ^ "Surrounding Hartlepool are many picturesque villages ...". Destination Hartlepool. Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  3. ^ Thompson Cooper, ‘Ellerker, Thomas (1738–1795)’, rev. Robert Brown, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 2 May 2011
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Hart, England
  5. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on July 12, 2013.

External links[edit]

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