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Bowls

Brinkburn Dene, Bowling Green

54.534494, -1.559233

Darlington

Opened:

20th c

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Home Teams/Clubs:

Last Updated:

29 Sept 2022

HER Description

NEHL - A bowling green was located at Brinkburn Dene (now Cocker Beck) throughout the 20th century, but now appears to have been closed and redeveloped. A postcard from the early 20th century depicts a pleasant park with a pavilion at the green.

Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey, 1947

'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' T.H.Hair, published in 1844

Brinkburn Dene park and bowling green, undated. Unknown Source.

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'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' T.H.Hair, published in 1844

Brinkburn Dene Bowling Green can be seen on the left of this aerial shot. Source: Historic England Photograph: RAF_4E_M3_V_1753 flown 11/11/1940

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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