Brafferton, County Durham

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Brafferton Village.jpg
Brafferton village from the west
Brafferton is located in County Durham
Brafferton shown within County Durham
Population 154 (2011)
OS grid reference NZ293210
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Darlington
Postcode district DL1 3
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
List of places
County Durham
54°34′59″N 1°32′53″W / 54.583°N 1.548°W / 54.583; -1.548Coordinates: 54°34′59″N 1°32′53″W / 54.583°N 1.548°W / 54.583; -1.548

Brafferton is a village and civil parish in the borough of Darlington and the traditional and ceremonial counties of Durham, England.[1] [2] The population of Brafferton Parish taken at the 2011 census was 154.[3] It is situated between Darlington and Newton Aycliffe, a short distance from Coatham Mundeville.

Brafferton itself has few amenities, but nearby is the Darlington town centre, a local public house - The Foresters Arms - and the Hall Garth Hotel. Brafferton is near the A1 junction 59.

The Durham Ox was bred at Ketton Hall in Brafferton.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 93 Middlesbrough (Darlington & Hartlepool) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2010. ISBN 9780319228777. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 25 July 2015. 

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