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Catchgate, Durham

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Catchgate, Durham

Catchgate is a former mining village in County Durham, England. It has a population of approximately 3,000 people. Its nearest town is Stanley, also a former coal mining community. The town of Consett, once famous for its steel works, is 5 miles away. It is bordered by the villages of Greencroft to the west, Annfield Plain to the south, Harelaw to the north, and West Kyo (also known as Old Kyo) to the east.
Post townSTANLEY
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ1652
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
Population3,000 (approx)

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