|Type||Township, Civil parish|
|Located in||Durham, England|
|See also||Auckland St. Andrew, Durham, England||ancient parish in which it was a township|
|Darlington Ward, Durham, England||ancient county division in which it was located|
|Auckland Rural, Durham, England||rural district of which it was part 1894-1937|
|Bishop Auckland, Durham, England||parish into which it was absorbed in 1937|
|Wear Valley District, Durham, England||district municipality covering the area 1974-2009|
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Binchester is a small village in County Durham, England. According to the census of 2001 it had a population of 271. It is situated between Bishop Auckland, which is to the south, and Spennymoor, which is to the east.
Binchester was originally a township in the ancient parish of Auckland St. Andrew in County Durham. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894 it was part of Auckland Rural District until 1937 when it was abolished and absorbed into Bishop Auckland. Between 1974 and 2009 the area became part of the larger Wear Valley non-metropolitan district. Since 2009 County Durham has been a unitary authority.
Categories: Durham, England | Binchester, Durham, England | Auckland St. Andrew, Durham, England | Darlington Ward, Durham, England | Auckland Rural, Durham, England | Bishop Auckland, Durham, England | Wear Valley District, Durham, England