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Horden, Durham

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Horden, Durham

Horden is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated on the North Sea coast, to the east of Peterlee, approximately 12 miles south of Sunderland. Horden was a mining village until the closure of the Horden Colliery in 1987. Main features include the Welfare and Memorial Parks and St Mary's church. It is connected to the villages of Blackhall Colliery and Blackhall Rocks to its south by a spectacular rail viaduct which spans Castle Eden Dene near Denemouth.
Post townPeterlee
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ4441
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 code0191

Other names by which Horden, Durham has been known in the past

Horden Point

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

Horden Point, headland, on coast of N. Durham, 4½ miles SE. of Seaham Harbonr.

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