NZ0637 : Wolsingham School & Community College (lower site)

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

Wolsingham School & Community College (lower site)
Wolsingham School & Community College (lower site)
There is another view here NZ0737 : School in Wolsingham
The main school campus is further up Leazes Lane NZ0737 : Entrance to Wolsingham School & Community College
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  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0698 3725 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.8112N 1:53.5881W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0702 3729
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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