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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.
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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 midwife phoned Bishop Auckland and was told they were so busy they could not see Andrea until 1.30pm.
The gesture comes after Labour leader Tony Blair pleaded with the Red Devils to remember how Bishop Auckland came to their aid after the 1958 Munich air disaster.
During consultation, several objection letters were lodged, alongside objections from Bishop Auckland Town Council, which criticised the lack of offstreet parking.
Already the PS1,500 mark has been passed on the JustGiving crowdfunding page set up by its organisers, Bishop Auckland FC Supporters.