Binchester

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Coordinates: 54°40′58″N 1°38′45″W / 54.682850°N 1.645752°W / 54.682850; -1.645752

Binchester
Binchester Roman road.jpg
A section of Roman road at Binchester Roman Fort
Binchester is located in County Durham
Binchester
Binchester
 Binchester shown within County Durham
Population 271 (2001)[1]
Unitary authority County Durham
Ceremonial county County Durham
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Dialling code 01388
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
List of places
UK
England
County Durham

Binchester is a small village in County Durham, England. It has a population of 271. It is situated between Bishop Auckland, which is to the south, and a short distance to the west of Spennymoor. It has a community centre, swing park and football field and is surrounded by countryside.

Nearby is Binchester Roman Fort; this featured in a Time Team archaeological television programme broadcast on Channel 4 in January 2008.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wear Valley Settlement Summary Sheets (Numbers) (PDF), Durham County Council, retrieved 2008-11-29 

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Media related to Binchester at Wikimedia Commons