NZ0737 : Whitfield House, Front Street, Wolsingham

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

Whitfield House, Front Street, Wolsingham
Whitfield House, Front Street, Wolsingham
The house is hidden behind its two guardian Holly Oak trees. There is another view and description here NZ0737 : Whitfield Place, Front Street, Wolsingham

Whitfield House Cottage, a wing of the main house which dates from mid C18th can be seen on the left and is another listed building.
Whitfield House Cottage, Wolsingham (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  Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Tree (from Tags)
Holly Oak 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0744 3720 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.7839N 1:53.1595W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0746 3722
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Cottages  House 

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