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Hury is located in County Durham
Hury shown within County Durham
OS grid reference NY942214
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
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County Durham
54°35′19″N 2°05′24″W / 54.58861°N 2.09006°W / 54.58861; -2.09006Coordinates: 54°35′19″N 2°05′24″W / 54.58861°N 2.09006°W / 54.58861; -2.09006

Hury is a village in Baldersdale, in the Pennines of England.[1] It was historically located in the North Riding of Yorkshire but along with the rest of the former Startforth Rural District it was transferred to County Durham for administrative and ceremonial purposes on 1 April 1974, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972. Hury, locally renowned for its soft cheeses, is the home of many small cheesemaking houses.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 91 Appleby-in-Westmorland (Brough & Kirkby Stephen) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319231302. 

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