Living Uplands


Natural History of Upper Teesdale

1 - People

For over six thousand years people have lived, worked and shaped the landscape of Upper Teesdale. More at least half that time, farming has been a feature in the region, and iron and lead industry has left its mark since medieval times. While the past two centuries has seen significant change, the bridges, roads and railways had already fixed the map of human settlement.

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