Where is Plawsworth?

Plawsworth is located in the county of Durham, North East England, two miles south of the town of Chester-le-Street, nine miles south of the major town of Gateshead, 100 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 237 miles north of London. Plawsworth lies four miles south of the Tyne & Wear border. Plawsworth falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the DH2 postcode district. The post town for Plawsworth is Chester le Street.

Plawsworth on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Plawsworth
Location of Plawsworth within the UK

Which county is Plawsworth in?

Plawsworth 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 Plawsworth in Durham?

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

Location of Plawsworth within Durham

What is the postcode for Plawsworth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Plawsworth is DH2 3LF.

Where is Plawsworth in DH2?

Plawsworth is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DH2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DH2 postcode district.

Location of Plawsworth within DH2

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What is the post town for Plawsworth?

The post town for Plawsworth is Chester le Street. Plawsworth is in the DH2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chester le Street.

What is the latitude and longitude of Plawsworth?

The centre of Plawsworth is located at position 54.82561° latitude and -1.59347° longitude.

Latitude54.82561°
Longitude-1.59347°

What is the easting and northing of Plawsworth?

The centre of Plawsworth is located at the grid reference easting 426217 and northing 547939 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting426217
Northing547939

What are the nearest towns to Plawsworth?

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

2m
Plawsworth is 2 miles south of Chester-le-Street
5m
Plawsworth is 5 miles west of Houghton-le-Spring
5m
Plawsworth is 5 miles south-east of Stanley
6m
Plawsworth is 6 miles south-west of Washington
6m
Plawsworth is 6 miles west of Hetton-le-Hole
7m
Plawsworth is 7 miles south-east of Annfield Plain
9m
Plawsworth is 9 miles north of Spennymoor
9m
Plawsworth is 9 miles north-east of Willington
9m
Plawsworth is 9 miles south of Whickham
9m
Plawsworth is 9 miles south of Gateshead

What are the nearest cities to Plawsworth?

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

3m
Plawsworth is 3 miles north of Durham
10m
Plawsworth is 10 miles south-west of Sunderland
11m
Plawsworth is 11 miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne
48m
Plawsworth is 48 miles north of Ripon
54m
Plawsworth is 54 miles east of Carlisle
63m
Plawsworth is 63 miles north of York
71m
Plawsworth is 71 miles north of Leeds
72m
Plawsworth is 72 miles north of Bradford
72m
Plawsworth is 72 miles north-east of Lancaster
79m
Plawsworth is 79 miles north of Wakefield

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