2011

NZ0737 : The Baptist Church, Market Place, Wolsingham

taken 13 years ago, near to Wolsingham, County Durham, England

The Baptist Church, Market Place,  Wolsingham
The Baptist Church, Market Place, Wolsingham
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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Geographical Context: Uplands Religious sites City, Town centre other tags: Baptist Church Funfair Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Market Place [16] · Baptist Church [4] Other Photos: · The Baptist Church, Market Place, Wolsingham Title Clusters: · The Baptist Church, Market Place, Wolsingham [2] ·
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NZ0737, 190 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 2 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0756 3721 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.7891N 1:53.0477W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0755 3723
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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