NZ0737 : Waskerley Beck, Wolsingham

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

Waskerley Beck, Wolsingham
Waskerley Beck, 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  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0774 3748 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.9346N 1:52.8796W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0775 3746
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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