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Woodland, County Durham

Coordinates: 54°37′59″N 1°53′21″W / 54.6330°N 1.8891°W / 54.6330; -1.8891
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Woodland is located in County Durham
Location within County Durham
Population234 (2011)
OS grid referenceNZ0726
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBishop Auckland
Postcode districtDL13
FireCounty Durham and Darlington
AmbulanceNorth East
UK Parliament
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County Durham
54°37′59″N 1°53′21″W / 54.6330°N 1.8891°W / 54.6330; -1.8891

Woodland is a rural village in County Durham, England.[1] It is situated 1100 feet above sea level, a few miles to the north of Barnard Castle, and west of Bishop Auckland. Woodland is a typical small rural community with most villagers finding employment in local towns and cities. Agriculture provides a living for a number of villagers, livestock rearing being the most suitable practice for such an upland area. The population of the village was 234 at the 2011 Census.[2] They are served by a primary school, St. Mary's Church, a village hall, a single shop/post office and ‘The Edge’ public house.

Woodland stands 1100 feet above sea level and commands views of the Cumbrian Mountains to the west, the moors of North Yorkshire to the south and, on a clear day, the east coast and North Sea.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 92 Barnard Castle & Richmond (Teesdale) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2011. ISBN 9780319228982.
  2. ^ "Civil Population 2011". Retrieved 2 February 2016.

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