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Houghton-le-Spring

(hō`tən-lə-sprĭng, hou`–), town (1991 pop. 35,337), Sunderland metropolitan district, NE England. Once a coal mining center, it is now a market town.
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Houghton-le-Spring

a town in N England, in Sunderland unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: coal-mining. Pop.: 36 746 (2001)
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14 Cresta View, Houghton le Spring, is for sale through Bradley Hall at a guide price of PS295,000, tel: 0191 383 9999.
3 Barnard Court, Woodstone Village, Houghton Le Spring, is for sale through Your Move Chris Stonock at PS282,500, tel: 0191 388 2129.
51 Barnwell View, Herrington Burn, Houghton le Spring, is for sale through Your Move Chris Stonock at a guide price of PS150,000, tel: 0191 416 0100.
1 Eppleton Hall, Colliery Lane, Houghton le Spring, is for sale through Your Move Chris Stonock at PS495,000, tel: 0191 584 4159.
Clarence Court is on Murton Lane, Houghton Le Spring, a few minutes away from Durham city centre and with easy access to the A1M, A690 and A19.
"At around 7.30pm on Saturday, December 20, three men forced their way into Milano Fashions in Newbottle Street, Houghton le Spring. The men made off with a number of items, including a handbag, purse, watch, laptop and cash."
Bill Dunn and Emily Scott remove an organ from Herrington Burn near Houghton le Spring
Bernard Gilpin Primary pupils at the official opening of the Living Room in Houghton Le Spring IAIN BUIST
Now operating from a purposebuilt plant at Rainton Bridge Business Park in Houghton le Spring, the renamed Maxim Brewery thought that bottles of Mayor's Beer would be a welcoming gesture for civic guests as well as celebrating the city's brewing heritage.
Up to PS250,000 THIS family home in Houghton le Spring offers versatile accommodation.
DURHAM Oxhill Nursery School (Stanley); Edmondsley Primary School (Durham); Esh CofE (Aided) Primary School (Durham); St Margaret's Church of England Primary School (Durham); Woodlea Primary School (Houghton le Spring); St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester (Durham); New College Durham (Durham).
FREE CHILD E N T RY * E NTRY PLUS FREE BAG OF ANIMAL FEED THE Journal is giving you the chance to take three kids for the price of two to Down at the Farm, Houghton le Spring. Plus, each paying child will get a free bag of animal feed.