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  • River Tees: Far From The Water Bridge

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    industries on Teesside. The aqueduct, known locally as the Water Bridge, provides a safe crossing of the river and has a fine view of the castle. After crossing the river we follow the Teesdale Way to the remains of the Tees Viaduct. This was built in 1861 to carry the railway to Kirby Stephen and Middleton-in-Teesdale. The viaduct had six tall piers, four of which stood in the river. The line closed in 1965 and the viaduct was demolished in 1972. Plans were put forward, in 2002, to erect a rope suspension

  • Teesdale Essay

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    Teesdale’s industrial heritage is just as enticing as its scenery, and this walk has a good mixture of the two. The woodland around Hudeshope Beck sustains a rich variety of wildlife and makes a superb finish to the walk. Middleton-in-Teesdale, revered as the capital of Upper Teesdale, lies in the very heart of the most beautiful and enchanting scenery that one can imagine. The village was founded c.1031, when King Cnut granted it, as part of a much larger estate, to the monks of St Cuthbert at Durham

  • Memorialization Of The Great War

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    the dead and could also show as a reminder the influence that a worldwide war had on a community and country. There are around 38,000 war memorials in Britain, while in the North East of England, the number amounts to around 2,001 , and in Middleton-in-Teesdale there are three dedicated to the Great War. This thesis focused