2014

NZ2151 : Shafto House, Craghead

taken 10 years ago, near to Craghead, County Durham, England

Shafto House, Craghead
Shafto House, Craghead
This fine old house is one of the oldest surviving houses in the village. It is shown on the first Ordnance Survey map of 1861 and in 1838 it is recorded as being the residence of William Hedley. He was an famous mining engineer and railway pioneer. He moved from here to a much grander house at Burnopside Hall near Lanchester, where he died in 1843.

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Geographical Context: Village, Rural settlement Housing, Dwellings Primary Subject: House other tags: Old House Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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NZ2151, 13 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Robert Graham   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 30 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 October, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2117 5107 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:51.2390N 1:40.3073W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2115 5105
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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