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Trimdon, Durham

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Trimdon, Durham

Trimdon is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated 9 miles west of Hartlepool. It is a former mining village which is adjacent to Trimdon Colliery, Trimdon Grange, Deaf Hill and Trimdon Station. Locally, to distinguish it from these it is known as Trimdon Village or simply "The Village". Trimdon Labour Club (now closed and the building reused as licensed premises) was the setting for some of the former prime minister and constituency MP, Tony Blair's constituency speeches.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3633
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
Dialling code01429

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

Trimdon, par. and ry. sta., Durham, 5 miles E. of Ferryhill and 8 miles SE. of Durham, 2494 ac., pop. 3057; P.O., and P.O. at Trimdon Colliery, and P.O., T.O. at Trimdon Grange; the par. contains Trimdon House, seat.

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