Thorpe Larches

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Thorpe Larches
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Thorpe Larches
Location within County Durham
Population60 approx
OS grid reference NZ388260
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district TS21
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Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
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County Durham
54°37′41″N1°23′56″W / 54.628°N 1.399°W / 54.628; -1.399 Coordinates: 54°37′41″N1°23′56″W / 54.628°N 1.399°W / 54.628; -1.399

Thorpe Larches is a small hamlet in County Durham in North East England, situated between Sedgefield and Stockton-on-Tees. There are approximately 21 buildings, 19 of which are houses, and the other two a costume store and a packaging warehouse. The hamlet has around 60 residents.

County Durham County of England

County Durham is a county in North East England. The county town is Durham, a cathedral city. The largest settlement is Darlington, closely followed by Hartlepool, Billingham and Stockton-on-Tees. It borders Tyne and Wear to the north east, Northumberland to the north, Cumbria to the west and North Yorkshire to the south. The county's historic boundaries stretch between the rivers Tyne and Tees, thus including places such as Gateshead, Jarrow, South Shields and Sunderland.

North East England region of England in United Kingdom

North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. It covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear, and the area of the former county of Cleveland in North Yorkshire. The region is home to three large conurbations: Teesside, Wearside, and Tyneside, the last of which is the largest of the three and the eighth most populous conurbation in the United Kingdom. There are three cities in the region: Newcastle upon Tyne, the largest, with a population of just under 280,000; Sunderland, also in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear; and Durham. Other large towns include Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, South Shields, Stockton-on-Tees and Washington.

Sedgefield town in England

Sedgefield is a town and civil parish in County Durham, England. It had a population of 5,211 as at the 2011 census.

The village is within catchment range of at least one primary school and one secondary school.

Nearby towns include:

Stockton-on-Tees Market town in County Durham, England

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Billingham town in County Durham, North East, England

Billingham is a town in County Durham, England. In the unitary authority of Stockton-on-Tees. The town had a population of 35,165 in 2011. It was founded circa 650 by a group of Angles known as Billa's people, which is where the name Billingham is thought to have originated. In modern history the chemical industry, and in particular the company ICI, has played an important role in the growth of Billingham. Today ICI no longer operates in Billingham, although other chemical companies are working in the area.

Middlesbrough Place in England

Middlesbrough is a large post-industrial town in North Yorkshire, England. The local council, a unitary authority, is Middlesbrough Borough Council. The 2011 Census recorded the borough's total resident population as 138,400 and the wider urban settlement with a population of 174,700. Middlesbrough is part of the larger built-up area of Teesside which had an overall population of 376,333 at the 2011 Census.

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