Cockfield: a Village Built on Coal

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    Article by by J. R. Race. "....Cockfield, which does not really fit into the picture of the popular view of a pit village. It does not have the rows and uniform streets that can be found in the East of the county, e.g. Blackhall, Hordon etc. Instead it has a large tree lined green, but it can be very easily be seen that the village’s development is strongly linked to the rise and fall of the Durham Coalfield...." 
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    Durham in Time
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years ago
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