Keys to the Past

Stainton WW2 POW Camp, County Durham (Stainton)

This is the location of a German working camp within the established allied training camp constructed during WWII. The site was identified during a national survey conducted by English Heritage. (1)

Stainton Camp continued to be used by the army after the end of WW2 and more housing was built on the land to the south and west of the original camp including the site of Blackbeck POW Camp (2)

Reference number:D9019
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Stainton

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