Pittington - Local History

  • Description

    "The village of Pittington lies to the north-east of Durham city. There is evidence of settlement in the area from over 4000 years ago. A number of simple flint tools of the type used by Mesolithic people have been discovered in the parish. These belong to a time before the idea of farming had reached this part of the world, and these early groups would have got their food through the hunting of wild animals and collecting wild plants, fruit and nuts. It is thought that they had no permanent settlements and instead....."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Detailsx?PRN=D6863
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 6 months ago
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