St John's Church, Burnhope

  • Description

    "At the extreme east end of the village. Burnhope was categorised as a "category D village" by Durham County Council. With the decline of coal-mining locally, 114 villages were classified in this way in 1951, and another seven in 1964. They were left to wither and die, without economic assistance or development. The policy ended in 1977, but many still have an old fashioned air, contrasting with newer areas of commuter housing." Photo by Christine Johnstone, 2012.
  • Owner

    Christine Johnstone
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 6 months ago
    Viewed: 378 times
    Picture Taken: 2012-04-14
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