Stanhope is located in the county of Durham, North East England, five miles west of the town of Wolsingham, 22 miles south-west of the major town of Gateshead, 95 miles south-east of Edinburgh, 231 miles north of Cardiff, and 237 miles north of London. Stanhope lies seven miles south of the Northumberland border. Stanhope falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the DL13 postcode district. The post town for Stanhope is Bishop Auckland.
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Stanhope is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.
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Stanhope is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Durham, and towards the westernmost extremity of Durham.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Stanhope is DL13 2NJ.
Stanhope is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DL13 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DL13 postcode district.
The post town for Stanhope is Bishop Auckland. Stanhope is in the DL13 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bishop Auckland.
The centre of Stanhope is located at position 54.74908° latitude and -2.01176° longitude.
The centre of Stanhope is located at the grid reference easting 399341 and northing 539348 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Stanhope relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Stanhope to the centre of the town.
Position of Stanhope relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Stanhope to the centre of the city.