NZ0737 : 'The Crooked Cottage', Market Place, Wolsingham

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

'The Crooked Cottage', Market Place, Wolsingham
'The Crooked Cottage', Market Place, 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
Sunday, 4 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport  People, Events  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0764 3719 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.7783N 1:52.9732W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0765 3721
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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