Stainton (County Durham)
In the medieval period Stainton had a church, St Peter and St Paul. In the 15th century it had a tower built. However, much of the church was replaced in the 19th century. This was not the only religious site in the village. At least two chapels were recorded here in the medieval period, one as early as 1210.
In the 18th century a map of the area shows a bail hill on a hill to the north of the village. However, no evidence for it survives, and the area may have been destroyed by modern quarrying.
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