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Boldron, Durham

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Boldron, Durham

Boldron is a village in the Pennines of England, situated close to Barnard Castle. It was historically located in the North Riding of Yorkshire, but along with the rest of the former Startforth Rural District it was transferred to County Durham for administrative and ceremonial purposes on 1 April 1974, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ0314
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

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

Boldron, township, Startforth par., North-Riding Yorksh., 2 m. SW. of Barnard Castle, 1250ac., pop. 152.

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