County Durham historical analysis

The analysis provided on this website is based upon the 1666 Lady Day manuscript, a transcript of which has been published by the British Record Society as part of the British Academy Hearth Tax Project (Green, A., E. Parkinson & M. Spufford, eds., (2006), County Durham Hearth Tax Assessment Lady Day 1666, BRS Hearth Tax Series IV).

This volume contains a scholarly introduction, written by Adrian Green which provides both a historical and architectural analysis. An edited version of this introduction can be downloaded below.