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Bishop Auckland

(ôk`lənd), town (1991 pop. 23,560), Durham, NE England, on the Wear River. It is a busy market area, and the town's industries include textiles and engineering. Located near the site of a Roman fort, Auckland has been a seat of the bishops of Durham since the 12th cent. The present palace was largely constructed in the 16th cent.

Bishop Auckland

a town in N England, in central Durham: seat of the bishops of Durham since the 12th century: light industries. Pop.: 24 764 (2001)
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The studio is in the Discovery Centre, 17 North Bondgate, Bishop Auckland, County Durham.
The four-storey building, in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, dates back to 1139 and has 10 bedrooms, eight of which have en suites, and a banqueting hall.
Barron, of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, was placed on the sex offenders' register for 10 years.
Two men leaned on the car to keep the weight off the girl until emergency services arrived at scene, in Evenwood Gate, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham, on Friday.
The body of Walton, 37, was found in the garden of the Miner's Arms public house in Coundon, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham, in July last year.
Northern Gas Networks' (NGN) gas holder site in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, won a bronze award at the Considerate Constructors Scheme National Site Awards, which were held in Edinburgh.
The lemon-coloured Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog, named Rufus by staff at the vets, was brought into the Wilson Veterinary Group practice in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, at 10.
30pm to 7pm; Rugby Club, West Mills Playing Fields, Bridge Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham 2.
Mr Stephen, from Bishop Auckland, County Durham, said the decision was a "huge relief".
POLICE are appealing for information after a 're was started deliberately at a farmhouse in West Auckland, County Durham.
Bishop Auckland, County Durham, is to erect a statue to the actor on the site of the Eden Theatre, which was run by Stan's father, Arthur Jefferson.
He has been riding work for the past fortnight, and also playing football for his local pub team, the Half Moon, at Kirk Merrington, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham.