NZ3349 : Aged Miners' Homes, Houghton-le-Spring

taken 7 years ago, near to Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland, Great Britain

Aged Miners' Homes, Houghton-le-Spring
Aged Miners' Homes, Houghton-le-Spring
As their name suggests, these cottages were built to provide retirement homes for people who had worked in the mining industry. The coalfields in this area have been closed for many years - the one at Houghton-le-Spring closed in 1981. The Durham Aged Mineworkers' Homes Association (DAMHA) continues as a housing association, to provide homes for retired people. More information about DAMHA is on their website LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Houghton-Le-Spring  Wearside 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3350 4979 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.5087N 1:28.7937W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3352 4977
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Retirement Homes  Bungalows  Housing Association 

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