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Lambton Colliery Golf Club, Fence Houses, Durham.

First appeared in the early 1920s. A 9 hole course with stations at Penshaw or Fence Houses ¾ mile away.  Membership was 200 in the 1920s reducing to 100 by closure.

In 1924 visitors’ fees were 1/6 a day and 4/6 a week.

In 1929 the address was Lambton Collieries Golf Club, Philadelphia. Visitors’ fees were 2/- a day and 7/6 a week.

In 1935 visitors’ fees had been reduced to 1/6 a day and 5/- a week.

  Secretary Professional/Greenkeeper
1923 G M Tait, telephone Sunderland 1039. J Maxwell (p)
1924 Captain E A Parke MC, Beechwood, Shiney Row, CD. R Cobb (g)
1929 W Liddle, West View, Philadelphia. R Harrison (p&g)
1935 G T Dixon, 6 Brompton Terrace, Philadelphia. R Harrison (p&g)

 

  Course records
1923 T Colpitts (am) 38. R Harrison (pro) 36
1926 R Harrison (pro) 72
1929 to closure A Liddle (am) 78 R Harrison 68

 

Lambton Colliery Golf Club, Fence Houses. 1920 O.S map.

1920 O.S map showing the golf course and clubhouse.

Lambton Colliery Golf Club, Fence Houses had disappeared by 1940.

Course location, grid reference NZ32315,51400, co-ordinates 432315,551400.