Victoria Garesfield


Victoria Garesfield is a village to the west of Rowlands Gill, south of Highfield and High Spen. The village was developed in association with the Victoria Garesfield Colliery which opened in 1870 and closed on the 13th of July 1962.

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Victoria Garesfield in 1966

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Victoria Garesfield

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Victoria Garesfield Colliery
- Detailted information about the colliery. Opened: 1870 Closed: 13 Jul 1962...

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Victoria Garesfield
- A COLLIERY VILLAGE THAT WAS... - How Things Were - by Billy Thompson (1942 - 2015). "On January 4th 1942 I was born into a mining family in the small colliery village of ...

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Chopwell Wood
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Chopwell Wood
Chopwell and  Garesfield Railway
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Chopwell and Garesfield Railway
- The Chopwell and Garesfield Railway operated from 1896 to 1961. The standard gauge railway was built by the Consett Iron Company to carry coal from their colliery at Chopwell. The ...
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1916-10-04 (Oct) E.14

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