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Bowes, Durham

Bowes is a village in County Durham, England. Located in the Pennine hills, it is situated close to Barnard Castle. It is built around the medieval Bowes Castle.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNY9913
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01833

Other names by which Bowes, Durham has been known in the past

Bough ~ Lavatrrae ~ Levatrae

Bowes, Durham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bowes, par. and township with ry. sta., North-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SW. of Barnard Castle -- par., 19,430 ac., .pop 780; township, 16,958 ac., pop. 672; P.O.; contains Roman remains, and ruins of old Norman castle.

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