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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.
The village is within catchment range of at least one primary school and one secondary school.
Nearby towns include:
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Yarm, also referred to as Yarm-on-Tees, is a market town and civil parish in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees. The town is on the south bank of the River Tees within part of ceremonial North Yorkshire, England. The town centre being about two miles south of Stockton.
Stockton-on-Tees, also simply referred to as Stockton, is a large market town and the main administrative centre of the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees in County Durham, England. The unparished area which forms the town has a population of 85,000, with a population of around 196,000 in the wider borough, the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees, according to 2017 estimates by ONS UK.
Sedgefield is a town and civil parish in County Durham, England. It had a population of 5,211 as at the 2011 census.
County Durham is a ceremonial county in North East England. The county town is Durham, a cathedral city. During the Middle Ages, the county was an ecclesiastical centre, due largely to the presence of St Cuthbert's shrine in Durham Cathedral, and the extensive powers granted to the Bishop of Durham as ruler of the County Palatine of Durham.
Tees Valley is a combined authority region in the North of England around the River Tees. The combined authority was established in 2016, after public consultation in 2015. The region is not a geographical valley.
Preston-on-Tees is a settlement and civil parish on the northern edge of Eaglescliffe, in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees and ceremonial county of County Durham, England. The civil parish population at the 2011 census was 1,689. It is home to Preston Park and Preston Hall.
Grindon is a village and former civil parish in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, in County Durham, England. The civil parish population at the census 2001 was 2,603 reducing to 2,484 at the 2011 Census. It is situated between Sedgefield and Stockton-on-Tees, near to Thorpe Larches. The place name of "Grindon" is derived from the word 'dun', which meant hill. Grindon is situated in the Upland Fells, formed of Carboniferous millstone grit. "The alternating strata of harder and softer rocks give a stepped profile to many dale sides and distinctive flat-topped summits to the higher fells." The village of Grindon is now in the parish of Grindon and Thorpe Thewles.
Redmarshall is a village and civil parish in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees and ceremonial county of County Durham, England. The population as of the 2011 census was 287. Redmarshall is situated to the west of Stockton-on-Tees, just north of the A66 road which is one of the main trunk routes through Teesside. It is home to the Church of Saint Cuthbert and a pub called The Ship. It has a green in the centre and roads such as Church Lane, Coniston Crescent and Windermere Avenue, named after waters in the Lake District. Ferguson Way is the newest addition to the village. A small wood is a short way out of the village and down a bank past Ferguson Way. There is a new housing estate called the langtons being built on the old remains of the mains care home.
Thorpe Thewles is a village that lies near the A177 road between Stockton-on-Tees and Sedgefield in Teesside. It has a history dating back to the 12th century.
Sedgefield is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. From 1983 to 2007, the constituency was represented by Tony Blair, who became Leader of the Labour Party in 1994, and later as Prime Minister in 1997. Blair resigned as Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party, and as the MP for Sedgefield in 2007, triggering a by-election which was retained for the Labour Party by Phil Wilson. In the 2019 general election, the Conservatives took the seat from Labour, ending Labour's continuous hold on the seat since 1983. Paul Howell became the new MP with a majority of 4,513.
Borough of Darlington is a unitary authority area in the lieutenancy area of County Durham and a part of the Tees Valley region, Northern England. The borough town is Darlington and, in 2011, had a resident population of 106,000.
The River Skerne is a tributary of the River Tees. It flows through County Durham in England.
Durham County Council is the local authority of the non-metropolitan County Durham in North East England, i.e., excluding the ceremonial county's boroughs of Darlington, Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees, which have their own unitary authority councils. Since 2009, it has been a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. From 1889 to 2009, it was a county council in a two-tier arrangement.
Winterton Hospital was a psychiatric hospital north of Sedgefield in County Durham, England.
Teesquay Millennium Footbridge is a footbridge crossing east-west over the River Tees, in Stockton-on-Tees in the Northeast of England. The bridge links Teesdale Business Park and the University of Durham, Queen's Campus in Thornaby-on-Tees to the Castlegate (shopping) Centre in Stockton-on-Tees High Street. The bridge crosses the Teesdale Way cycle route, River Tees and the A1035 Riverside Road. Funding for the bridge was from Stockton-on-Tees Council, the European Regional Development Fund, One NorthEast and English Partnerships.
George Alexander Howe is a retired Anglican priest. He was Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness from 2000 until 2011.
Wynyard railway station was a railway station on the Castle Eden branch of the North Eastern Railway (NER) from 1880 to 1931. It was located immediately to the south of the bridge carrying the Hartlepool to Sedgefield road and served little more than a few scattered hamlets, including Embleton and Swainston. Despite its name, the station was poorly situated for Wynyard Park which was better served by the neighbouring station at Thorpe Thewles.
Victoria Ground (Stockton-on-Tees) was a football and greyhound racing stadium located on Tynedale Street, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham.