Category:Pegswood

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Pegswood 
mining village in Northumberland, England
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LocationNorthumberland, North East England, England, UK
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55° 10′ 47.28″ N, 1° 38′ 39.12″ W

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English: Pegswood is a former coal mining village in Northumberland, England, and the site of the former Pegswood colliery. Pegswood is two miles east of Morpeth and three miles west of Ashington, with a population of around 3260. Pegswood is on a small hill above the valley in which Morpeth is situated, close to the River Wansbeck and to the river Brocks Burn. Its climate is tropical; the village rarely sees snow.Pegswood is known to be a low income area, the residents are thought to be good fighters and great drinkers.