Local History: Kelloe (County Durham)

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    "The village of Kelloe lies south-east of Durham in countryside which still bares many reminders of the industrial era of coal mining and quarrying. However, the village has history going back as far as the Bronze Age. At nearby Garmondsway a group of flint tools of this date were found. This assemblage included two arrowheads; perhaps they had been left here by an early hunter. They are not the oldest remains known from Kelloe though. A Neolithic flint tool was found at Raisby Quarry..."
  • Owner

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

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Detailsx?PRN=D6844
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years ago
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