NZ0637 : Terraced houses, West End, Wolsingham

taken 7 years ago, near to Wolsingham, County Durham, Great Britain

Terraced houses, West End, Wolsingham
Terraced houses, West End, Wolsingham
Photo taken from the junction with Leazes Lane, the minor road that goes north to Tunstall Reservoir.
Wolsingham :: NZ0737
Wolsingham is a small market town in County Durham situated where the Waskerley Beck joins the River Wear. It styles itself as the 'Gateway to Weardale'. It is an interesting and friendly place, bustling with life, but with many old and interesting buildings. It now serves a predominantly agricultural community but once had a thriving and important steel works.

My descriptions have been aided by the local book: Wolsingham: Gateway to Weardale by Elaine Ridley, Margaret Shepheard and Vivien Welsh (ISBN 0 953074 97 B)

Wikipedia: LinkExternal link

English Heritage learning zone: Wolsingham LinkExternal link

Old photos of Wolsingham in Durham County Council collection: LinkExternal link

Old photos of Wolsingham in the Beamish Museum People's Collection LinkExternal link

Wolsingham website: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0699 3721 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.7896N 1:53.5788W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0703 3723
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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