Coxhoe Local History Group

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Coxhoe


County Durham

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    "...In 1801 Coxhoe was a small rural hamlet with only 27 houses and 171 people. A turn-pike road ran through the village from Stockton to Durham and travel would be by foot or horse and cart....By the middle of the 19th century the Industrial Revolution was in full flow with the invention of steam powered machines, manufacturing industries expanding rapidly and the world’s first public railway opened in 1825….there was an urgent need for the raw materials which Coxhoe could provide - Coal, Limestone and Clay...."
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    Coxhoe Local History Group
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    Link: http://www.coxhoehistory.org/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 8 months ago
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