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Football

New Silksworth, Football Ground

54.871785, -1.399620

Silksworth

Opened:

1891

Closed:

Unknown

Redeveloped

Condition:

Home Teams/Clubs:

Last Updated:

20 Feb 2023

Silksworth Colliery AFC

HER Description

NEHL - A football ground stood close to the cricket ground in Silksworth, both being utilised by thee miners of Silksworth Colliery for their own teams. This ground was home to Silksworth Colliery AFC, a club formed around 1891 and played locally alongside their reserve II team.

The ground had limited facilities, likely using the clubhouse on the cricket ground next door.

Ordnance Survey

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

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

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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