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Winston
Winston Village. - geograph.org.uk - 184026.jpg
A village street in Winston
Winston is located in County Durham
Winston
Winston
Population 431 (Including Wakerfield.2011)
OS grid reference NZ140167
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Darlington
Postcode district DL2
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
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County Durham
54°32′45″N 1°47′03″W / 54.54572°N 1.78419°W / 54.54572; -1.78419

Winston is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Barnard Castle, on a crossroads between the A67 and B6274 roads. According to the 2011 UK Census the population was 431, the parish includes the hamlets of Little Newsham and South Cleatlam.

Notable people

  • Birthplace of Thomas Wharton (anatomist), on 31 August 1614
  • Birthplace of Aaron Arrowsmith, cartographer
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