Perkinsville, County Durham

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Perkinsville
Perkinsville is located in County Durham
Perkinsville
Perkinsville
Perkinsville shown within County Durham
OS grid reference NZ252536
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Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Durham
Postcode district DH2
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54°52′37″N 1°36′29″W / 54.877°N 1.608°W / 54.877; -1.608Coordinates: 54°52′37″N 1°36′29″W / 54.877°N 1.608°W / 54.877; -1.608

Perkinsville is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated immediately to the north of Pelton, to the north-west of Chester-le-Street.

There are a few shops including a convenience store, a fish and chip shop and a DIY store. There is also a working men's club. A pub ('The Ship') was located in the village but has been demolished with new housing being built in its place.


Perkinsville was named in the 1840s by Mr Charles Perkins. Charles Perkins ran the coal mines in High Urpeth (Chester-le-Street). He died in 1920.

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