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Windlestone Hall, Rusheyford, County Durham (Windlestone)

Possible site of a World War Two prisoner of war camp. Included in a site list complied by English Heritage, it appears that this site, noted in contemporary documentation, has been completely demolished and the exact location is unknown. It is also recorded that Windlestone Hall was used during the First World War as the 19th Durham VA Hospital (1).

Reference number:D9015
Historical period: 20th Century (1901 to 2000)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Legal status:Registered Park or Garden of Historic Interest
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1001407
Event(s):Survey of Harperley POW Camp, Craigside, County Durham 2004; Archaeological Services Durham University

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Windlestone

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