1986 Transport and Tudhoe Village

   FROM A COMMUNICATIONS POINT OF VIEW 
 THE TOWN & AREA IS IDEALLY SITUATED,  
 BEING ONLY A FEW MILES FROM THE       
 MOTORWAY (A1M). IT HAS SUPERB BUS     
 SERVICES GIVING COMMUTERS SWIFT ACCESS
 TO ALL MAJOR TOWNS IN THE COUNTY.     
 INTER-CITY RAIL SERVICES ARE EASILY   
 AVAILABLE AT DURHAM, 5 MILES AWAY, &  
 THE AIRPORTS & SEAPORTS OF NEWCASTLE &
 TEES-SIDE ARE ONLY 1/2 HOUR AWAY BY   
 ROAD.                                 
   TUDHOE VILLAGE IS A MOST ATTRACTIVE 
 PRIVATE, RESIDENTIAL AREA.            
 HISTORICALLY, IT IS THE OLDEST PART OF
 SPENNYMOOR, BEING SAXON IN ORIGIN. IT 
 IS SAID TO HAVE THE LONGEST VILLAGE   
 GREEN IN THE COUNTY. THE VILLAGE IS   
 PROUD OF ITS FINE ELIZABETHAN BUILDING
 (TUDHOE HALL FARM) & OF ITS LEGENDARY 
 GHOSTS, AMONG THEM BEING THE GREEN    
 LADY & HER ENORMOUS PET MOUSE & THE   
 FAMOUS BLACK HORSE.                   
 

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