NZ0737 : Church Hall and Masonic Lodge, Church Lane

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

Church  Hall and Masonic Lodge, Church Lane
Church Hall and Masonic Lodge, Church Lane
These buildings are on the site of Wolsingham Grammar school. This was founded in 1614, rebuilt c1790 and enlarged in 1885.
Wolsingham Grammar School (Wolsingham) 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
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
School 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0732 3734 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.8594N 1:53.2711W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0734 3733
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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