Durham, Framwellgate Bridge And The Castle 1892

Memories of Durham


I was a pupil at the Tin School in Gilesgate Moor staring in 1954, leaving in 1961. It was at the crossroads of the road that now leads to Tesco, but opposite was the Durham District Services garage where my dad was a driver. I remember playing in the air raid shelters in the playing fields with the sausage (...Read full memory)

Does anyone reacll the 'Tin School'? It was a primary school situated in Belmont, I went there in the early 1960's as we lived in Belmont. I recall the school was made of possibly corrugated iron and was on a crossroads or junction. Our family lived at various places around County Durham until 1966 when we moved South (...Read full memory)

Yes, I remember this street so well as a young boy, I lived up Crossgate at the Angel Inn then Claypath at The Wheatsheaf. I was Christened at St Margarets half way up Crossgate and went to school at The Blue Coat, then Wnney Hill Sec Mod ( Sadly I have just been informed it has been torn down for a housing (...Read full memory)

This is for Martyn Walker. I do remember the Tin School, but not in the 1960s however. I was a student there from 1941-1948. I just found this site by accident, it got me thinking about the Tin School. Then I came across your comments about it. So, I joined this site. It was, of course, partly during the war. In my (...Read full memory)

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?

Buy A Print

Buy 'Photo of Durham, Framwellgate Bridge And The Castle 1892' as a print, or have it mounted, framed, or on canvas.

Prices from £22 £18.70
to £255

Personalised Gifts

Use this photo to create a gift.