Old Quarrington, County Durham


Old Quarrington is a hamlet in County Durham, located about half a mile east of Bowburn and a mile and a half west of Cassop. Quarrington Hill is located close-by, to the south-west. There is a row of houses to the west of Quarrington Farm. This was the location of Heugh Hall Colliery, which operated in up to the late 19th century.[1] There was also an extensive limestone and sandstone quarry which first opened in the 17th century.[2]

Old Quarrington is a hamlet in County Durham, in England. It is situated between Bowburn and Quarrington Hill. It is also known locally as Heugh Hall, which was the name of a local colliery. In the Middle Ages Old Quarrington was the capital of a larger region, called “Queringdonshire".

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The appropriately named Grey Gables, Old Quarrington

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Old Quarrington

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Quarrington Farm

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Bridleway, Old Quarrington

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Quarrington Quarry

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Heugh Hall Colliery
- NZ321379 Whellan (1894): "Coal was extensively worked in this township [Cassop-cum-Quarrington] at one time, Heugh Hall, Bowburn, and Crow Trees being the names of the collieries in the Quarrington township ...

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OLD QUARRINGTON QUARRY
- "Old Quarrington Quarry G.R 328379 was first opened in the 17th century. It is owned by Hepplewhites and managed by Mr.J.Bell. The rock is in 3 layers ...

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Quarrington Hill, County Durham
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Quarrington Hill, County Durham

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