Chronicle Photos of Old Consett

Someone said there were photos in the Chronicle of Consett. Here they are with a lovely snow-shot of the disused Blackhill Railway Station on 4th February 1955

Tin Mill Colliery

also known as Blackhill Colliery , Consett Colliery , Mount Pleasant Colliery I saw a reference to the Tin Mill Colliery recently and the ever informative Durham Mining Museum Site gave me the answer. The colliery closed in 1910.

Sophie Dixon

Sophie Dixon has produced a ten-minute documentary film on Consett. It focusses, in the main, on creative and caring women including Consett singer/songwriter Karen Harding and their efforts to fulfil themselves. The film provides an insightful look at Consett today, … Continue reading