NZ2770 : Dial Cottage ( George Stephenson's Cottage) , Westmoor

near to Killingworth, North Tyneside, Great Britain

Dial Cottage  ( George Stephenson's Cottage) , Westmoor.
Dial Cottage ( George Stephenson's Cottage) , Westmoor.
This is 'Dial Cottage', Westmoor ( formerly Killingworth Colliery in the 19th Century). George Stephenson lived here when he was the engineer at Killingworth Colliery. It was in workshops at the rear of this cottage, that the famous 'Rocket' locomotive was built. The cottage is now a museum. George Stephenson also made the sun dial over the front door, which gives the cottage its name.
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2001   (more nearby)
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Monday, 21 August, 2006
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