Tyne and Wear HER(15763): East Rainton, herd's cottage - Details
East Rainton, herd's cottage
Cottage shown on OS second edition map. In the 1920s the Walker family lived here. Robert Hope said the name came from cattle drovers who herded their anmimals on the green overnight.
Ordnance Survey Second Edition Map 1890; Robert Hope, no date, East Rainton in the 1920s; Hetton Local & Natural History Society, 2015, The Hetton Village Atlas