Consett is located in the county of Durham, North East England, four miles west of the town of Annfield Plain, 12 miles south-west of the major town of Gateshead, 93 miles south-east of Edinburgh, 240 miles north of Cardiff, and 241 miles north of London. Consett lies roughly one mile south of the Northumberland border. Consett falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the DH8 postcode district.
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Consett is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.
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Consett is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Consett is DH8 5SD.
Consett is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DH8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DH8 postcode district.
The centre of Consett is located at position 54.8532° latitude and -1.8333° longitude.
The centre of Consett is located at the grid reference easting 410801 and northing 550946 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Consett relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Consett to the centre of the town.
Position of Consett relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Consett to the centre of the city.