Mowden, County Durham

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Coordinates: 54°32′02″N 1°35′36″W / 54.534°N 1.5934°W / 54.534; -1.5934

Mowden
Mowden is located in County Durham
Mowden
Mowden
 Mowden shown within County Durham
OS grid reference NZ264154
Unitary authority Darlington
Ceremonial county County Durham
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DARLINGTON
Postcode district DL1
Dialling code 01325
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament Darlington
List of places
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England
County Durham

For the place in Essex see Mowden, Essex.

Mowden is a large housing estate situated on the northern edge of the West End of Darlington.

History[edit]

Houses here date back to 1960s and they are among some of the most sought after in the town.

Amenities[edit]

The Mowden estate itself contains an infant and junior school, a small shopping precinct (Mowden shops), Mowden Park rugby club and Mowden Hall, now used as a government office. Mowden Hall on Staindrop Road was a private school from 1935–45 and is now used by the Department for Children, Schools and Families [1] and the Teachers' Pensions HQ. Local pubs include the Mowden.

Geography[edit]

Nearby areas include Hummersknott to the south, Branksome to the north and Cockerton to the north-east.

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