Blackhall Colliery and Village History

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    Article by Dru Trenholm. "People had lived in the Blackhalls area for centuries. Neolithic Stone Age settlements were near Dene Holme, Crimdon Dene, in an area above the caves at Blackhall Rocks and the nearby Coast Road. About 20,000 Stone Age relics were collected from these sites in the early part of the 20th Century. In 1916, a Saxon grave was found on the cliff tops at Blackhall Rocks....."
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    Durham in Time
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 6 months ago
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