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Where is Consett?

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.

COVID-19: Consett coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the County Durham case numbers. This Consett coronavirus map shows the position of Consett within County Durham, along with the number of cases in County Durham and each of the surrounding areas.

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Map showing extent of Consett as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Consett
Map showing location of Consett within the UK
Location of Consett within the UK

Which county is Consett in?

Consett is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.

Ceremonial CountyDurham
Historic CountyDurham
Administrative CountyCounty Durham

Where is Consett in Durham?

Consett is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.

Map showing location of Consett within Durham
Location of Consett within Durham

What is the postcode for Consett?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Consett is DH8 5SD.

Where is Consett in DH8?

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.

Map showing location of Consett within DH8
Location of Consett within DH8

What is the latitude and longitude of Consett?

The centre of Consett is located at position 54.8532° latitude and -1.8333° longitude.

Latitude54.8532°
Longitude-1.8333°

What is the easting and northing of Consett?

The centre of Consett is located at the grid reference easting 410801 and northing 550946 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting410801
Northing550946

What are the nearest towns to Consett?

Position of Consett relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Consett to the centre of the town.

west
4m
Consett is 4 miles west of Annfield Plain
west
6m
Consett is 6 miles west of Stanley
north
7m
Consett is 7 miles north of Tow Law
south
8m
Consett is 8 miles south of Prudhoe
south
9m
Consett is 9 miles south of Ryton
north
9m
Consett is 9 miles north of Wolsingham
south-west
9m
Consett is 9 miles south-west of Whickham
south-west
9m
Consett is 9 miles south-west of Blaydon
north-east
10m
Consett is 10 miles north-east of Stanhope
north
10m
Consett is 10 miles north of Crook

What are the nearest cities to Consett?

Position of Consett relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Consett to the centre of the city.

north-west
11m
Consett is 11 miles north-west of Durham
south-west
12m
Consett is 12 miles south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
west
18m
Consett is 18 miles west of Sunderland
east
44m
Consett is 44 miles east of Carlisle
north
51m
Consett is 51 miles north of Ripon
north-east
68m
Consett is 68 miles north-east of Lancaster
north-west
69m
Consett is 69 miles north-west of York
north
74m
Consett is 74 miles north of Bradford
north
74m
Consett is 74 miles north of Leeds
north
82m
Consett is 82 miles north of Wakefield

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