Keys to the Past

Westgate Village Hall (former Institute), Front Street (Westgate)

The village institute, recently renamed the village hall, started as a single storied cottage in the square. A building has been marked on maps here since the first edition Ordnance Survey maps of 1856-65 (1). The building contains a number of features dedicated as war memorials including a plaque and clock on the exterior of the building (2-3).

Reference number:D8733
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Event(s):Weardale Historic Settlement Pattern: Westgate.



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