== Parish History ==
MEDOMSLEY, a '''chapelry''', in the '''parish and union of Lanchester''', W. division of Chester ward, N. division of the county of Durham, 2¼ miles (N. E.) from Shotley-Bridge, and 11 (S. W. by W.) from Gateshead.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51141#s14 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 11 December 2103. </ref>
Medomsley a former chapelry in the parish of Lanchester ancient parish has an twelfth century church dedicated to St.Mary Magdalene. The church was restored in 1877-78. Conside and Knitsley are within the parish.<br>
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