The ruins of St Lawrence's chapel are among the few visible remains of Old Richmond
Barforth shown within County Durham
|Population||77 (2001 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Shire county||County Durham|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||DL2 3DR|
|Fire||County Durham and Darlington|
|EU Parliament||North East England|
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.
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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