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Where is Thorpe?

Thorpe is located in the county of Durham, North East England, four miles south-east of the town of Barnard Castle, 12 miles west of the major town of Darlington, 113 miles south-east of Edinburgh, 217 miles north of Cardiff, and 219 miles north of London. Thorpe lies just north-west of the North Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Thorpe falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the DL12 postcode district. The post town for Thorpe is Barnard Castle.

Thorpe on a map

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

Which county is Thorpe in?

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

Ceremonial CountyDurham
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyCounty Durham

Where is Thorpe in Durham?

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

Location of Thorpe within Durham
Location of Thorpe within Durham

What is the postcode for Thorpe?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Thorpe is DL12 9TU.

Where is Thorpe in DL12?

Thorpe is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DL12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DL12 postcode district.

Location of Thorpe within DL12
Location of Thorpe within DL12

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What is the post town for Thorpe?

The post town for Thorpe is Barnard Castle. Thorpe is in the DL12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Barnard Castle.

What is the latitude and longitude of Thorpe?

The centre of Thorpe is located at position 54.51802° latitude and -1.84242° longitude.

Latitude54.51802°
Longitude-1.84242°

What is the easting and northing of Thorpe?

The centre of Thorpe is located at the grid reference easting 410299 and northing 513647 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting410299
Northing513647

What are the nearest towns to Thorpe?

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

south-east
4m
Thorpe is 4 miles south-east of Barnard Castle
north-west
9m
Thorpe is 9 miles north-west of Richmond
south-west
11m
Thorpe is 11 miles south-west of Shildon
west
12m
Thorpe is 12 miles west of Darlington
south-west
12m
Thorpe is 12 miles south-west of Bishop Auckland
south-west
13m
Thorpe is 13 miles south-west of Newton Aycliffe
south
14m
Thorpe is 14 miles south of Crook
north
14m
Thorpe is 14 miles north of Leyburn
south-west
15m
Thorpe is 15 miles south-west of Willington
south
15m
Thorpe is 15 miles south of Wolsingham

What are the nearest cities to Thorpe?

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

south-west
21m
Thorpe is 21 miles south-west of Durham
north-west
29m
Thorpe is 29 miles north-west of Ripon
south-west
32m
Thorpe is 32 miles south-west of Sunderland
south
33m
Thorpe is 33 miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
49m
Thorpe is 49 miles north-west of York
north
50m
Thorpe is 50 miles north of Bradford
north-east
51m
Thorpe is 51 miles north-east of Lancaster
south-east
51m
Thorpe is 51 miles south-east of Carlisle
north
51m
Thorpe is 51 miles north of Leeds
north
59m
Thorpe is 59 miles north of Wakefield

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