Catchgate


 

Catchgate is a former mining village in County Durham, England. It has a population of approximately 3,000 people.

Its nearest town is Stanley, also a former coal mining community. The town of Consett, once famous for its steel works, is away.

It is bordered by the villages of Greencroft to the west, Annfield Plain to the south, Harelaw to the north, and West Kyo (also known as Old Kyo) to the east. Also once to the west of Catchgate was Pontop village, now no more than a few bungalows, dominated by the enormous Pontop Pike television and radio transmitter.

Catchgate is the birthplace of Adam Chetter, an entrepreneur who setup TalentStar, the UKs first ever Community Interest Company, a form of social enterprise.

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Catchgate village centre

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Blackett Street, Catchgate

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Catchgate Methodist Church

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CM Wilkinson - RND - Catchgate (Wounded)

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TS Carr - 10th DLI - Catchgate (Killed)

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T Maudlin - RND - Catchgate (Interned)

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Pte Wilkinson - D.L.I. - Catchgate (wounded)

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R Champney - RND - Catchgate (Wounded)

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H Ness - 2nd Yorks Regt - Catchgate (Killed)

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034247:Jack Potts presented with a horseshoe by a member of the Elswick Women Harriers Newcastle upon Tyne Evening World 1931

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West Kyo
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West Kyo
- Overview About West Kyo Map Street View West Kyo is a small village near Annfield Plain in County Durham. The village's past is closely linked with coal mining, and West Kyo ...
Annfield Plain
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Annfield Plain
- Overview About Annfield Plain Map Annfield Plain is a village in County Durham, located between Stanley and Consett. The village's past is strongly associated with coal mining, which can be ...
Harelaw
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Harelaw
- Overview Map Street View Harelaw is a village just north of Annfield Plain and West Kyo in County Durham. The former mining village has a number of notable Victorian buildings, including ...
Annfield Plain Library
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Annfield Plain Library
- Overview Map Street View The library in Annfield Plain was built in 1908. The land for the library was donated by John Wilkinson Taylor, M.P., and the building itself was ...
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