Keys to the Past

Brusselton Engine House (Shildon)

This building once contained two steam engines that pulled the wagons on the Stockton and Darlington Railway up to the top of Brusselton Bank and down the other side, where they were attached to early railway engines. They were built by George Stephenson in 1825. The building has now been turned into a house

Reference number:D860
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Shildon

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