Land ownership in Theory and Practice: Case Studies from the North Pennines in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Durham University Doctoral Thesis in the Department of Geography 1990
Olivia J Watson

Examines the way in which landownership has influenced rural development in the past and can exert an influence today.  This framework is then applied to 3 case studies:  The Wimmergill Estate in Lunedale, the Lord Crewe Estate in Blanchlands and the Stanhope Estate, with a comparison of these estates to the national experience.    Download HERE