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|Teessaurus Park & River Tees||01/08/2022||Park||0||3||0||0||0||10|
|Swainby & Whorlton Castle||31/03/2022||1:08:50||Country||43||2.5||1||2||5||15||a|
|Whitby Town Route||29/01/2022||1:39:20||Urban||97||3.8||0||0||2||26||b|
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|Name||Date||Distance||Time Taken||Map Views|
|Teessaurus Park: Trail||11/08/2022||0.8||37||1|
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Durham, DH1 4FJ
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In which year was a 30 metre tall structure commissioned by William Lloyd Wharton?
Wharton Park is named after William Lloyd Wharton, a barrister and businessman who created the park as a gift for the people of Durham.
William Lloyd Wharton is also known by the nickname 'Mr Durham'.
What is the name of the sculptor who designed The Wall?
Hint: Two words
Look out for lovely views of Durham Cathedral and Castle which in 1986 was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In 1931 which show was staged in the amphitheatre?
Hint: Two words
William Lloyd Wharton lived at nearby Dryburn Hall. The Grade II listed hall has been praised by Historic England for its “stripped down classical style” and “elegant architectural manner”.
Photo: Dryburn Hall circa 1900, towards the end of its ownership by the Wharton family.
Many of the poorer migrants seeking jobs in the coal mines found lodgings in which street?
Hint: One word
William the Conqueror ordered the construction of Durham Castle in 1072, as a northern defence against the threat from the Scots.
Later it became the principal residence of the Prince Bishops of Durham, since 1837 it has been a student residence for Durham University
Which bird is described as having a "brown bill and grey-white underparts"?
The Durham railway was built in 1857 on land owned by William Lloyd Wharton. Wharton later created Wharton public park here in 1857.
The latin inscription states that "William Lloyd Wharton greets the"... what... "looking on this view"?
Hint: One word
A mock castle was built as a look out over the railway and the city.
This soon became known as The Battery when a Crimean War gun was moved to the site in 1858.
In which year was the first Miners' Gala held in Wharton Park?
County Durham’s main industry until the 1970’s was coal mining. Almost every village around the city had a mine and although they have long since closed, the last one in 1994, the traditions, heritage and community spirit are still evident
Enter the community garden and search for a large mosaic on the wall. What year can be found on the mosaic?
The Miners Gala takes place in July each year when beautiful banners celebrating the region’s working-class history are carried through the city to the sound of brass band music.
Wharton Park was the venue for the very first Durham Miners Gala which took place on 12 August 1871.
What is the name of the statue?
Hint: Three words
This statue is somewhat of a mystery...
It is not known exactly who this state represents. One theory is that the statue is of Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria. However the figure holds an orb and a sceptre, the symbols of a ruling monarch which Prince Albert never was...
Which building once stood on the site of the community garden?
Hint: Three words
In 2016 Wharton Park was re-opened by the Duke of Kent after a £3 million refurbishment.
What is the earliest year that can be seen on the large frosted glass window display (on the side by the main entrance)?
William Lloyd Wharton was born in 1789 and died in 1867.
William and his wife Frances had no children, as such Wharton Park passed to their nephew, John Lloyd Wharton.
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