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Ovington
Ovington is located in County Durham
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Ovington
Population 217 (2011 including Barforth)
OS grid reference NZ131146
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Richmond
Postcode district DL11
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
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54°31′39″N 1°47′54″W / 54.52741°N 1.79828°W / 54.52741; -1.79828Coordinates: 54°31′39″N 1°47′54″W / 54.52741°N 1.79828°W / 54.52741; -1.79828

Ovington is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England. Situated 8 miles (13 km) east of Barnard Castle. Lying within the historic boundaries of the North Riding of Yorkshire, the village along with the rest of the former Startforth Rural District has been administered with County Durham since 1 April 1974, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972.

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