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Chester-le-Street Old Photos & Film

Chester-le-Street is one of County Durham’s oldest markets towns and is famous for the Shrove Tuesday football match, which probably had its origins in medieval times. This was the resting place of St Cuthbert for more than a century and was later home to a thriving coal industry, but today the town is best known for its cricket club.

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