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See also Thornley in Weardale.

Thornley
Village green at Thornley - geograph.org.uk - 409487.jpg
Thornley village green.
Population 2,457 (2011)
OS grid reference NZ3615539561
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Durham
Postcode district DH6 3
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
List of places
UK
England
County DurhamCoordinates: 54°45′00″N 1°25′52″W / 54.750°N 1.431°W / 54.750; -1.431
Thornley War Memorial
The Thornley War Memorial in 2005, prior to the addition of the John Scott Youll VC monument. The colliery was directly opposite to the Memorial. Hartlepool Street ran down to the right and High Street up to the left.

Thornley is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated about 5 miles (9 km) to the east of Durham and 5 miles (7 km) west of Peterlee. Thornley is part of the Sedgefield parliamentary constituency of which Tony Blair was the Member of Parliament from 1983 until 2007.

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