Fir Tree, County Durham

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Fir Tree
Fir Tree is located in County Durham
Fir Tree
Fir Tree
Fir Tree shown within County Durham
OS grid reference NZ140343
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CROOK
Postcode district DL15
Dialling code 01388
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
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County Durham
54°42′14″N 1°47′02″W / 54.704°N 1.784°W / 54.704; -1.784Coordinates: 54°42′14″N 1°47′02″W / 54.704°N 1.784°W / 54.704; -1.784

Fir Tree is a village in County Durham, in England. It is west of Crook, near the River Wear.

Fir Tree has a petrol station and two pubs: The Duke of York and The Fir Tree Country Hotel. In the 2001 census Fir Tree had a population of 226.[1] Wear Valley Council say the population census 2007 (for Wear Valley) was 314. It is approximately 2 mi from the small market town of Crook and 6 mi from the large market town Bishop Auckland. Approximately 1 mi northwest of the village is the World War II Harperley POW Camp 93.


  1. ^ "Wear Valley Settlement Summary Sheets" (PDF). Durham County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 7, 2007. Retrieved 14 October 2016.