NZ0737 : Wolsingham War Memorial, Market Place

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

Wolsingham War Memorial, Market Place
Wolsingham War Memorial, Market Place
There is a description of the memorial here LinkExternal link
Barclays Bank is opposite the road junction. The Spar shop NZ0737 : Aftermath of the Wolsingham explosion behind the war memorial was once the town Post Office LinkExternal link It is now located further to the right in a building that was formerly a bank NZ0737 : Market Place, Wolsingham
There is another view here NZ0737 : 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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Date Taken
Friday, 2 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0758 3724 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.8053N 1:53.0291W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0759 3723
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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