NZ0737 : Angate Street, Wolsingham

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

Angate Street, Wolsingham
Angate Street, Wolsingham
The three-storey house with the red brick chimney is number 34, 'Rivendell', which dates from the late C18th and is grade II listed LinkExternal link
Compare the same location in a photo taken pre-1900 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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Date Taken
Friday, 2 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport 
Former (from Tags)
Corner Shop 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0767 3742 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.9023N 1:52.9449W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0767 3745
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Terraced Houses  Street 

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