Framwellgate Moor

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Framwellgate Moor
The Carrs, Pity Me, Durham UK - - 62188.jpg
The Carrs
Framwellgate Moor is located in County Durham
Framwellgate Moor
Framwellgate Moor
Framwellgate Moor shown within County Durham
Population 6,112 (2011)
OS grid reference NZ262447
Civil parish
  • Framwellgate Moor
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DURHAM
Postcode district DH1
Dialling code 0191
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
List of places
County Durham
54°47′56″N 1°35′24″W / 54.799°N 1.59°W / 54.799; -1.59Coordinates: 54°47′56″N 1°35′24″W / 54.799°N 1.59°W / 54.799; -1.59

Framwellgate Moor is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England. It is situated to the north of Durham, and is adjacent to Pity Me and Newton Hall. It has a population of 5,404,[1] increasing to 6,112 at the 2011 census.[2]

It is the location of New College Durham, the major further education establishment of the city. In addition, it is the location of Framwellgate School Durham which is a large and successful comprehensive school, science college and sixth form centre.

The civil parish is based on the village of Framwellgate Moor and also includes neighbouring Pity Me and Brasside.


An electoral ward with the same name exists. This ward includes Witton Gilbert and surrounding areas with a total population taken at the 2011 Census of 11,100.[3]


Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).[4]


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