NZ0737 : Houses on High Street, Wolsingham

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

Houses on High Street, Wolsingham
Houses on High Street, Wolsingham
The houses are known as 10, 12 and 14 High Street, originally three houses and a shop dating from the early C19th.
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1276870 LinkExternal link

Just to their left is NZ0737 : 'Bombay House', High Street

Both the houses, and the painted cast-iron milestone to the front, are listed buildings.
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1233088 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  Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0730 3724 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.8055N 1:53.2899W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0730 3722
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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