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North Riding
St Mary's Church, Brignall.jpg
St Mary's Church, Brignall
Grid reference: NZ066122
Location: 54°30’21"N, 1°53’54"W
Post town: Barnard Castle
Postcode: DL12
Local Government
Council: Durham

Brignall is a village in the Pennines, within the North Riding of Yorkshire, on the south side of Teesdale close to Barnard Castle (which stands across the river in County Durham).

The population at the 2011 Census was less than 100.

Brignall sits adjacent to the River Greta, a site of special scientific interest. The River Greta and the Brignall area were painted by John Sell Cotman[1] and J. M. W. Turner[2][3][4] amongst others.

Bird watching, walking and other outdoor activities can be pursued in the area.

Outside links

("Wikimedia Commons" has material
about Brignall)


  1. Brignall Banks on the Greta - John Sell Cotman, Leeds Art Gallery. Retrieved 10 March 2008.
  2. The Turner Gallery. A Series of One Hundred and Twenty Engravings, Antiquarian Maps and Prints. Retrieved 10 March 2008.
  3. Brignall Church by J.M.W. Turner, Antiquarian Maps and Prints. Retrieved 10 March 2008.
  4. Yorkshire, Brignall Church, after Turner, 1855, Steve Bartrick Antique Prints and Maps. Retrieved 10 March 2008.