- This article is about Coundon in County Durham. For Coundon in Coventry see the article Coundon, Coventry.
Church of St James, Coundon
|Population||7,139 (2011 Ward)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||Bishop Auckland|
|Fire||County Durham and Darlington|
|EU Parliament||North East England|
The name Coundon comes from its original name, "Cunadun", which either translates in Old English "cow's hill", or else derives from the Brittonic toponymic term *cönẹ:d , whose meaning is obscure. 
Coundon had a football team called Coundon TT which played in the FA Cup in 1984. However, the club folded in 1991. Coundon Greyhound Stadium was a greyhound racing stadium situated off the B6287 and was constructed in 1936, on fields to the south side of the Bishop's Park Colliery. 
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- "Coundon-a short history" (PDF).
- "The Brittonic Language in the Old North" (PDF). Retrieved 18 July 2018.
- Coundon TT at the Football Club History Database
- "Coundon – a short history" (PDF). Durham in Time.
- "OS County Series Durham 1939". old-maps.co.uk.
- "Coundon Greyhound Stadium". Greyhound Derby.com.
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