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Oakenshaw is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated to the north of Willington. The village was purely a colliery village built for workers at the pit owned by Messrs. Straker & Love. Sinking started in 1855 but definite opening and closing dates are unknown. No disasters of 5 or more people killed were ever recorded but 43 people in total are known to have been killed working at the pit.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
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