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Cockerton, Darlington

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Cockerton, Darlington

Cockerton is a suburb of Darlington, a town in County Durham, England. It is situated immediately to the north-west of Darlington town centre, close to Mowden, Branksome, West Park and Faverdale. The Cocker Beck, a small stream, runs through the area and empties into the town's River Skerne via a string of valleyed parks which were donated as recreational areas for the town in the early 20th century.
Administrative CountyDarlington
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2715
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
 

Cockerton, Darlington in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cockerton, township, Darlington par., S. Durham, on affluent of river Skerne, NW. of and partly in Darlington mun. bor., 1808 ac., pop. 2778; P.O.

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