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Looking north-east over Castleside
Castleside is located in County Durham
Castleside shown within County Durham
Population 1,654 (2008)
OS grid reference NZ078488
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CONSETT
Postcode district DH8
Dialling code 01207
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
List of places
County Durham
54°49′59″N 1°52′44″W / 54.833°N 1.879°W / 54.833; -1.879Coordinates: 54°49′59″N 1°52′44″W / 54.833°N 1.879°W / 54.833; -1.879

Castleside is a village in County Durham, England.[1] [2] It is situated a short distance to the south-west of Consett. The village centre is located on the main A68 road which runs between Edinburgh and Darlington and the village crossroads allow easy access to Consett, the North Pennines and Stanhope. To the northeast lies another small village called Moorside.

The parish church, dedicated to St John, was designed by Ewan Christian and is a reproduction of a church he had seen and admired while on holiday in Switzerland. The church was consecrated on 7 March 1867.

Castleside is covered by the civil parish of Healeyfield.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 88 Newcastle upon Tyne (Durham & Sunderland) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319229989. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 

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