Bishop Auckland

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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 pair, both from Bishop Auckland, County Durham, were believed to have travelled by train to Saltburn.
Catherine, of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, was found unconscious in bed on Saturday by her mother Olwen, who gave her the kiss of life as she waited for paramedics.
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The Causeway, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, is for sale through Pattinson at PS745,000, tel : 0191 383 2133.
ADA GASKILL, 50 Rosemount Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 6SY WE are looking for our cousins Alan Dryden and Steven Dryden.
Welder Andrew Herd, 33, was driving his red Ford Transit box-van through Wolsingham, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham last Saturday morning when a gas cylinder in the back ignited, causing the explosion.
Durham police praised the unnamed man for his quick reactions after the crash at High Etherley, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham.
The man, in his 20s, suffered an injury to his arm and was taken to hospital following the incident in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, at around 10.46am on Friday.
Property Moose, a property crowdfunding platform, is allowing investors to buy a share in the home at Princes Street, in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, for as little as PS500 for a 24-month term.