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Silksworth village

The old settlement of Silksworth - rather than the mining village of New Silksworth, established in the late 19th century - existed in early medieval times.

Content generated during research for two paperback books 'Sunderland and its Origins: Monks to Mariners' (ISBN 13 : 9781860774799) and 'Sunderland: Building a City' (ISBN 13 : 978-1-86077-547-5 ) for the England's Past for Everyone series