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Edmundbyers is located in County Durham
Edmundbyers shown within County Durham
Population 173 (2011)
OS grid reference NZ016501
Civil parish
  • Edmondbyers
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DURHAM
Postcode district DH8
Dialling code 01207
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
List of places
County Durham
54°50′46″N 1°58′34″W / 54.846°N 1.976°W / 54.846; -1.976Coordinates: 54°50′46″N 1°58′34″W / 54.846°N 1.976°W / 54.846; -1.976

Edmundbyers is a village in County Durham, in England. The civil parish of Edmondbyers had a population taken at the 2011 Census of 173.[1] It is situated a few miles to the west of Consett, near Derwent Reservoir.


Edmundbyers means "Eādmund's dwellings", from the Old English personal name Eādmund (modern Edmund) and bur 'dwelling', modern bower, here in the dialectal form byer. An undated record of the name lists the town as Edminber. This small village has much history, and most still present today see www.keystothepast.info today the village has a pub the punch bowl inn, a youth hostel, a church, a village hall and a shop the old village shop.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 31 January 2016. 

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