Little Thorpe

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Coordinates: 54°46′41″N 1°20′38″W / 54.778°N 1.344°W / 54.778; -1.344 Little Thorpe is a hamlet or village in County Durham, in England. It is situated between Easington and Peterlee.

This small settlement literally derives its name from the fact it is a small village, as "Thorpe" is Anglo-Saxon for village.

It seems to have been a community that was originally centred around a farmstead, and most of the buildings appear to be in the Elizabethan style, but are more probably Victorian in age.