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Europe » United Kingdom » England » Durham County » Chester-le-Street October 16th 2018

I normally venture further afield at this time of the year. Alas, circumstances dictated that the Other Half had caring responsibilities and I was once again destined to be bound for County Durham. I surveyed the map and realised that I was running out of destinations of note that were achievable by public transport. The bus pulled into Sedgefield, which didn’t look as prosperous as last time I passed through. It hasn’t been in the headlines recently, but was once quite prominent as the parliamentary seat of former PM, Tony Blair. He even brought the then President, George W Bush, for some grub in the Dun Cow in 2003. The “C” had slipped on one of pub signs, so I guessed they weren’t expecting any Presidents today. I would watch the TV news later only to ... read more
Chester-le-Street Railway Viaduct
Emirates Riverside Cricket Ground
St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

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