Wolsingham Parish Council
The cross marks the spot where, on July 2nd 1644, John Duckett was arrested by Roundhead soldiers on the charge of being a Roman Catholic, which was then a crime.
One of only two villages with no through roads in the original County of Durham, the peaceful atmosphere of Thornley Village is very different from the bustle of Wolsingham.
Wolsingham is the main town is the parish. A small market town, in beautiful surroundings.The information in this section of the Website has been provided by Wolsingham Parish Council.