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Site of Cocken Hall, Finchale

18th Battalion Durham Light Infantry (Durham Pals).

Type: Military Training Site

This is the site of Cocken Hall. It was built in the 17th century and had a range of formal gardens. The house and gardens no longer survive.

This site functioned as military residence (hutment camp) and military training grounds during World War I.

Keys to the Past

Civil Parish: Cocken

Contributed by Durham County Council Archaeology Section | Durham County Record Office