2011

NZ3528 : Crosshill Hotel, The Square, Sedgefield

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

Crosshill Hotel, The Square, Sedgefield
Crosshill Hotel, The Square, Sedgefield
The left part of the hotel was built as three houses in the early C18th and is a grade II listed building and occupies a prominent position overlooking the church.
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1322840 LinkExternal link

A market was held on Cross Hill here, the result of a charter granted by Bishop Kellawe in 1312, but stopped in 1918. A market-cross is mentioned in 1569 but no trace of it now remains.
Keys to the Past: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

A farmers' market now takes place on the site on the second Sunday of the month.
Sedgefield Heritage Trail

On a good day, the town looks very pretty and has much of interest. A good place to start is the Heritage Trail which is available on the web LinkExternal link and as a leaflet available locally (try the Council Offices off the High Street near Hope Inn).


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Geographical Context: Lowlands Business, Retail, Services City, Town centre other tags: Hotel Green Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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NZ3528, 120 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 7 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 October, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3555 2881 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.1885N 1:27.0319W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3560 2880
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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