Local History: Crook

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Crook


County Durham

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    "The town of Crook lies about 10 miles to the south west of Durham, and the bottom end of Weardale The earliest evidence for settlement in this area are the remains of prehistoric flints; some from Rumby Hill are probably of Neolithic date. Although no actual settlements have been found, it is likely that early hunters and farmers living in the area used these objects. In the summer they may have followed their flocks up to higher pastures in upper Weardale, and come back to this area during the winter...."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
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    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Detailsx?PRN=D6774
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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