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Gilesgate, Durham

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Gilesgate, Durham

Gilesgate is a place in County Durham, England. It is situated east of the centre of Durham. Gilesgate was originally the main street in a settlement associated with the Hospital of St Giles which was sited by the existing St Giles Church. The street was divided in the 1960s by the construction of the A690 and the demolition of a number of houses, pubs and shops at the foot of Gilesgate Bank to construct a roundabout. East of Gilesgate itself was Gilesgate Moor.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2843
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

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