Tyne and Wear HER(15722): East Rainton, Stobbley Moor Farm (Low Farm) - Details
East Rainton, Stobbley Moor Farm (Low Farm)
Agriculture and Subsistence
Low Farm was farmed by the Hutchinson family (Mr J.T Hutchinson). The farm was owned by the Dean and Chapter of Durham. It was later leased to the North Hetton Coal Company and was eventually owned by the National Coal Board. The last family to live there were the Adamsons (not farmers). The farm was demolished around 1941.
East Rainton Women's Institute, no date, History of East Rainton (typescript); Ordnance Survey First Edition Map 1858; Robert Hope, no date, Recollections of Life in the Village of East Rainton in the 1920s; Hetton Local & Natural History Society, 2015, The Hetton Village Atlas p566