2011

NZ0737 : Front Street, Wolsingham

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

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Front Street, Wolsingham
Front Street, 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 Housing, Dwellings Business, Retail, Services Roads, Road transport City, Town centre other tags: Shops Street Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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NZ0737, 190 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 2 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 September, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0751 3724 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.8054N 1:53.0943W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0748 3722
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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