Old Maps of Consett

Historic Maps of Consett and the local area.

I bought my first record in the record shop on Middle Street, around 1964. My father was the Blacksmith and had the Blacksmith's Shop in Consett, near Templetown and used to shoe Shire Horses and other horses there. I remember being lifted up onto the back of a huge Shire Horse when I was about five. I have loved Heavy (...Read full memory)

My best friend lived in the Highgate pub on Benfieldside road across from the miners arms does anyone else remember the pub and have any photos?also what year was it demolished? We had such fun in that pub x great memories x