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The Sedgefield 01740 Area Code (Sedgefield Dialling Code)

The 01740 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Sedgefield area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01740 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Sedgefield area code is (01740) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01740 Area Code?

The Sedgefield 01740 dialling code intersects the counties of County of Durham, Darlington and Stockton-on-Tees in the North East Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01740 Sedgefield dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01740 Sedgefield dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01740 dialling code.

Phoning the 01740 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1740).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441740
Europe00441740
Australia0011441740

Origins of the 01740 Sedgefield Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0740.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01740 area was SG0. The first two characters are taken from the letters S and G in SedGefield. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 4 and 0.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01740 Sedgefield area code
An old rotary dial for the 01740 Sedgefield area code.

Map of the 01740 Sedgefield dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01740 Sedgefield phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01740 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01740 Sedgefield area code
Map of the 01740 Sedgefield area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Sedgefield 01740-Sedgefield dialling Code

Bishop Middleham
Cornforth
Ferryhill
Fishburn
Sedgefield
Stillington (Stockton-on-Tees)
Wolviston
Wynyard Village

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Sedgefield 01740-Sedgefield dialling Code

Ferryhill (NEFH) Durham
Sedgefield (NESFE) Durham