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About Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland is a market town and civil parish in County Durham in north east England. It is located about 12 mi northwest of Darlington, 12 mi southwest of Durham and 5 mi southeast of Crook at the confluence of the River Wear with its tributary the River Gaunless. According to the 2001 census, Bishop Auckland has a population of 24,392, increasing to 25,455 according to the 2016 estimate.

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