NZ0737 : Footbridge over Waskerley Beck

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

Footbridge over Waskerley Beck
Footbridge over Waskerley Beck
The bridge provides a pedestrian route to the town centre from Upper Town.
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  Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0775 3746 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.9238N 1:52.8703W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0774 3744
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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