NZ0737 : Church Lane, Wolsingham

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

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Church Lane, Wolsingham
Church Lane, Wolsingham
View south from the porch of the church NZ0737 : Wolsingham Parish Church from the south
The gate piers at the churchyard entrance, retaining walls within the churchyard, and gates are all listed buildings.
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1232663 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
Friday, 2 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Paths  Religious sites  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0734 3734 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.8594N 1:53.2525W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0733 3737
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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