At the centre of the village green, is the main road towards Darlington town centre going across the river, south of the church. There used to be a linen mill on the riverbank on the east side of the village. Part of the mill leat can still be seen today.
St Andrew's Church, Haughton-le-Skerne. Darlington's oldest church
St Andrew's Church at the west end of the village green is the oldest church in Darlington, circa 1125. Some of the stones may have originated in a previous church on the same site.
Parts of the existing rectory have monastic ruins built into the foundation and some inner walls, speculated to be evidence of an earlier building on this site. Street view of Monastic ruins
On the north side of Haughton-le-Skerne, a turnpike led over the river to the ports on the Teesestuary, carrying traffic including salt from the Bishop's salt mines.
Haughton-le-Skerne is now a large suburb of Darlington, with areas including Springfield and Whinfield.