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Yarm, Stockton on Tees

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Yarm, Stockton on Tees

Yarm is a small town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Stockton-on-Tees in north east England. It is on the south bank of the River Tees and for ceremonial purposes is in the county of North Yorkshire. The bridge at Yarm marked the furthest reach of tidal flow up the River Tees until the opening, in 1995, of the Tees Barrage, which now regulates river flow above Stockton.
Post townYARM
Administrative CountyStockton on Tees
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ4112
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01642
Population8,679 (2001 census)

Other names by which Yarm, Stockton on Tees has been known in the past

Yare ~ Yarum

Yarm, Stockton on Tees in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Yarm, market town and par. with ry. sta., North -Riding Yorkshire, on river Tees, 4 miles SW. of Stockton, 1229 ac., pop. 1485; P.O., T.O., Market-day, Thursday. Yarm had a black priory of 13th century, on the site of which is a modern mansion called The Fryerage. The trade of the place has declined on account of its proximity to Stockton. It has the Tees papermill, exports agricultural produce, and shares with Stockton in the salmon fishing in the Tees.

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