NZ0737 : Black Bull, Market Place, Wolsingham

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

Black Bull, Market Place, Wolsingham
Black Bull, Market Place, Wolsingham
The Black Bull inn NZ0737 : The Black Bull Pub, Wolsingham dates from the mid C18th to provide accommodation along with food and drink for travellers.
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1233104 LinkExternal link

There is a photo of the Braes of Derwent Hunt outside the Black Bull in 1964 here LinkExternal link
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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NZ0737, 155 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0760 3721 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.7891N 1:53.0105W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0759 3722
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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