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West Cornforth, Durham

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West Cornforth, Durham

West Cornforth is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated to the south of Cornforth, near the A1(M) motorway, Ferryhill and Spennymoor. It is referred to locally as "Doggie" possibly due to the production of dog iron there in the past though this etymology is disputed. The village was recently awarded 'Calor Durham Village of the Year'
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3133
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham

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