Village which grew as a result of the presence of coal. The first shaft being sunk in 1838. The mine was closed in 1985. Today it is mainly residential with a small industrial estate. Situated within the Chester-le-Street District Council.
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A listing of sites covering the business and economic activities of the town and its environs.
Sites submitted here should be based in the locality. Sites with a more general county focus should be submitted to the top county categories.