NZ0737 : Whitfield Place, Front Street, Wolsingham

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

Whitfield Place, Front Street, Wolsingham
Whitfield Place, Front Street, Wolsingham
Shows Whitfield House with its two Holly Oak (Quercus ilex) trees at the front, and Whitfield Cottages to its right NZ0737 : Whitfield Place, Front Street, Wolsingham
The three-storey Whitfield House was built by Matthew Whitfield c1750 in a Queen Anne style.
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1276869 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
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0743 3719 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.7785N 1:53.1689W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0740 3721
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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