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Worm Hill


Worm Hill - A Viking Connection?

An Article by Local Historian & Author, Eric William Lamberton

Written for 'In & Around' Magazine.

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[ 'In & Around' was a free publication distributed in and around  Fatfield / Harraton / Biddick. ]


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Upstream towards Worm Hill

Penshaw Staithes, the River Wear, Biddick Inn and Worm Hill.

Downstream from the Top of Worm Hill

Fatfield War Memorial - shortened following the 1928 gale - standing on Worm Hill.
On the horizon: Victoria Viaduct & Penshaw Monument.