NZ0737 : 'Nowhere' plaque on former Blacksmith's Shop, Front Street

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

'Nowhere' plaque on former Blacksmith's Shop, Front Street
'Nowhere' plaque on former Blacksmith's Shop, Front Street
A carved inscription on the west gable wall of a former Blacksmith's Shop along with the date 1880 and masonic symbols NZ0737 : Former Blacksmith's Shop, Front Street
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  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Blacksmith 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0749 3722 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.7946N 1:53.1129W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0749 3722
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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