Barforth

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Barforth
St Lawrence's Chapel, Barforth.jpg
The ruins of St. Lawrence's chapel, in Barforth, are among the few visible remains of Old Richmond.
Barforth is located in County Durham
Barforth
Barforth
 Barforth shown within County Durham
Population 77 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference NZ167163
Shire county County Durham
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DARLINGTON
Postcode district DL2 3DR
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
List of places
UK
England
County Durham

Coordinates: 54°32′31″N 1°44′35″W / 54.542°N 1.743°W / 54.542; -1.743

Barforth is a civil parish in the Teesdale district of County Durham, England, near Gainford. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 77. The northern border of the parish is the River Tees.


Landmarks[edit]

The abandoned village of Old Richmond lay in Barforth, west of Gainford, and the remains include the ruins of a dovecote and of St Lawrence's chapel, as well as the still-inhabited Barforth Hall.


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