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The Weardale Museum
& High House Chapel

Ireshopeburn, Co. Durham, DL13 1HD

“Outstanding Volunteer Run Museum”

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Durham County Record Office

The Museum Trustees wish to acknowledge and express our appreciation of Durham County Record Office’s vital role in preserving and making available the original records on which the Weardale Museum’s resource is based.

The Record Office is open Mon - Wednesday

You must make an appointment to consult documents or microfilms in the Record Office. The number of places available is limited and an appointment ensures that a microfilm reader or table space will be available.  Tel +44 (0)191 3833253      Email

The following link opens a new page at Durham County Record Office.

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