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Good stop-off

Nice little bit of local history and worth 20mins if you are passing through. Hedleyhope Fell is a... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Kevin D
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Durham, United Kingdom
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An interesting piece of history.

This site gives one an insight into days gone by. We are told that, at one time, there were 14,000... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Angela S
,
Richmond, United Kingdom
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9 Sep 2018
“Good stop-off”
31 Jul 2018
“An interesting piece of history.”
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Inkerman Farm Inkerman Road, Tow Law DL13 4HG, England
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Nice little bit of local history and worth 20mins if you are passing through. Hedleyhope Fell is a good nature reserve to go to after

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This site gives one an insight into days gone by. We are told that, at one time, there were 14,000 coke ovens in the County, which is an amazing fact. The ovens are visible but in various stages of decay, and, if there was money...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This small part of our heritage tucked away.path overgrown with grass the oven are visible but adjacent business has ruined site by abandoning vehicles on it.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank david b
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A return visit for me and it looks like improvements have been made in its maintenance. There were 19 ovens and 18 have survived. Some appear to have been cleaned out showing the affects of heat in the process. The only disappointing feature is that...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

14000 coke ovens in County Durham once. Not many left. No crowds. Free entry with big views in this hill top town

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank ashley w
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This important industrial site lies east of the A68 (West Auckland to Corbridge route), about a mile north of the town of Tow Law. Look for the easterly signpost to Cornsay and see the street sign "Inkerman Road". The Beehive Coke Ovens are about 300...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank MedEngland
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