NZ0737 : Black Lion, Meadhope Street

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

Black Lion, Meadhope Street
Black Lion, Meadhope Street
The website for the pub states: 'The Black Lion Inn is the oldest pub in Weardale. Not obvious when you first come into the village, The Lion's many fans walk away from the market place up the hill and turn right into Meadhope Street' 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
Sunday, 4 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Housing, Dwellings  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0768 3736 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.8699N 1:52.9357W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0770 3735
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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