NZ0737 : East corner of Front Street and The Causeway, Wolsingham

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

East corner of Front Street and The Causeway, Wolsingham
East corner of Front Street and The Causeway, Wolsingham
Looking along Front Street towards Whitfield Cottages and Whitfield House (with the large trees outside)
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  Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0740 3719 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.7785N 1:53.1968W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0738 3719
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Road Junction  Cottages 

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