Overview of Blackhall Rocks, County Durham

Blackhall Rocks is a village on the North Sea coast of County Durham, England. It is situated on the A1086 between Horden and Hartlepool, and just south of Blackhall Colliery which it adjoins. It is sometimes referred to by locals in the area as "The Rocks". One of the earliest mentions of Blackhall Rocks is in the mid-19th century, when the beach was photographed. This was a time when the beach was part of a minor holiday resort, due to the location of a hotel above the cliffs. It was around this time a railways station was established here, which was closed by the Dr Beeching Axe in the 1960s. The hotel remained up until the 1970s when it was demolished, at a time when it had been used as apartments, as a form of temporary housing, by Easington (district) Council, since the 1940s. Despite the presence of the hotel, it was not until the 1920s and 1930s that Blackhall Rocks really developed as a community and village, something which is itself evident driving down the "coast road". Most of the houses along this road were built for middle class commuters, hence the proliferation of semi-detached houses and bungalows. In the late 1930s the local council built a large council estate to the west of the coast road, around the road to High Hesleden. Later on in the 1960s and 1970s a series of new council homes were built to the east, between the coast road and the railway line.

Schools Nearby

St Joseph's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Black in TS27 4HE (0.6 miles)
Blackhall Colliery Primary School in TS27 4NA (0.9 miles)
Yohden Primary School in SR8 4HP (1.9 miles)
Dene Community School of Technology in SR8 5RL (2.0 miles)
Cotsford Junior School in SR8 4EH (2.1 miles)
Barnard Grove Primary School in TS24 9SD (2.1 miles)
Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary in SR8 1DE (2.9 miles)
Shotton Hall Infants' School in SR8 1NX (3.0 miles)
Shotton Hall Junior School in SR8 1NX (3.0 miles)
West View Primary School in TS24 9BP (3.1 miles)

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3 Bedroom Semi-detached house for sale in Hartlepool, TS27

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Hillcrest Place, Hesleden, Hartlepool TS27
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GetAnOffer are offering this ATTRACTIVELY PRICED PROPERTY from a MOTIVATED seller to buyers that are in a position to purchase relatively quickly. This...



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3 Bedroom Terraced house for sale in Blackhall, TS27

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£83,495
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Leaholme Terrace, Blackhall, TS27
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We bring to the market this three bedroom terraced property situated in a popular area of blackhall close to local amenities such as shops, bus routes and...

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4 Bedroom Detached house for sale in Blackhall Colliery Hartlepool, TS27

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£225,000
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Whindyke, Blackhall Colliery Hartlepool, TS27
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SUBSTANTIAL AND MODERN DETACHED HOME... We have the pleasure to present to the property market this rare gem of a home which is well positioned upon the...

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5 Bedroom Detached house for sale in Horden Peterlee, SR8

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£265,000
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Willow Grove, Horden Peterlee, SR8
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CONTEMPORARY AND UNIQUE FIVE BEDROOM ON THE DENE.... If you're looking for an executive home with space, a contemporary style, ample parking and set in...

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2 Bedroom Terraced house for sale in Horden, SR8

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£78,995
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Alder Road, Horden, SR8
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We are delighted to bring to the market this two bed terraced property located in the village of Horden. Close to local amenities such as shops, pubs,...

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Plot of Land for sale in Horden, SR8

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Cotsford Grange Farm, Horden, SR8
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Cotsford Grange Farm is located in Horden, County Durham, approximately 2 miles from the A19 duel carriage way. Horden is located 12 miles west of Durham...
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4 Bedroom Detached house for sale in Hartlepool, TS27

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£475,000
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HARTLEPOOL, Durham
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3 Bedroom Semi-detached house for sale in Hesleden, TS27

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£85,995
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Hillcrest Place, Hesleden, TS27
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Apple Estates are delighted to bring to the market this exceptionally presented family home in Hesleden, County Durham. This three bedroom property provides...

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3 Bedroom Terraced house for sale in Peterlee, SR8

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£79,950
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Alder Road, Peterlee, SR8
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THIS COULD BE THE ONE ... Introducing to the property market this substantial two bedroom terraced property located upon Alder Road in Horden. The property...

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Plot of Land for sale in Hartlepool, TS27

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£95,000 *
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Station Road, Hartlepool, TS27
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The site offers a purchaser the rare opportunity to purchase a development site in this locality. The site extends to approximately 1,520 m and is shown...

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