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Escomb, Durham

Escomb is a village on the River Wear about 1.5 miles west of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England. Escomb was a civil parish until 1960, when it and a number of other civil parishes in the area were dissolved.
Post townBishop Auckland
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ1830
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDurham
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01388
Population3,323 (ward, including Witton Park) (2001 census)
 

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

Escomb, township and vil., Auckland St Andrew par., S. Durham, on river Wear, 1 ½ mile NW. of Bishop Auckland, 1063 ac., pop. 3982; P.O.

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