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mymarras in the Durham pit villages

mymarras in the Durham pit villages is a heritage website which aims to cover all aspects of the local history of New Herrington, Newbottle, Penshaw, Shiney Row, Houghton and many more.

Shiney Row, Penshaw and Biddick Woods in 2001 (long version)

Originally made to send to relatives who’d emigrated from Penshaw to Australia… it’s a snapshot of Penshaw in 2001. Features New and Old Penshaw, Penshaw Monument, Penshaw Village and Biddick Woods, Shiney Row.


Lots of photos of the area at www.chrislongley.com

Biddick Woods, Shiney Row and Penshaw in 2001

Shows Biddick Woods estate being built and the new Shiney Row ‘bypass’.