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Brierton, Hartlepool

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Brierton, Hartlepool

Brierton is a small village and civil parish in the borough of Hartlepool and the ceremonial county of County Durham, England. The village of Brierton, is itself situated a short distance to the south-west of Hartlepool, but there is also a suburban area of Hartlepool bearing the same name. This often causes confusion, which is why the suburban area is sometimes referred to as "Brierton Lane" to differentiate between the two separate areas.
Administrative CountyHartlepool
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ4730
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCleveland
 

Other names by which Brierton, Hartlepool has been known in the past

Brearton

Brierton, Hartlepool in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Brierton, township, Stranton par., S. Durham, 3½ miles SW. of Hartlepool, 762 ac., pop. 37.

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