Keys to the Past

Hartford Military Camp (West Bedlington)

During World War II, a military camp was set up at Hartford. It comprised Nissen huts and roadway and was used as a training camp for new recruits. The huts were occupied until the later 1950s when the site was largely cleared after opencast mining activi

Reference number:N11715
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)



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