NZ0737 : Entrance to Wolsingham School & Community College

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

Entrance to Wolsingham School & Community College
Entrance to Wolsingham School & Community College
The new upper school site is off Leazes Lane on the west side of the village. The campus also has a large sports hall and public swimming pool, just visible on the right.
Wolsingham
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  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0702 3737 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.8759N 1:53.5506W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0702 3736
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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