Ireshopeburn


Ireshopeburn is a village in County Durham, located in Weardale on the A689 road between Wearhead and St John's Chapel.

Ireshopeburn is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated on the south side of Weardale, between St John's Chapel and Wearhead, and on the other side of the Wear from West Blackdene and New Ho. The local pronunciation is "Eye-ssup-burn". In the 2001 census Ireshopeburn had a population of 112.

Burnhope Reservoir lies above the village.

Ireshopeburn is the site of the High House Chapel, the oldest purpose built Methodist Chapel in the world to have held continuous weekly services since its foundation in 1760. John Wesley himself preached at High House on many occasions.

Ireshopeburn is the site of the Weardale Museum.

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St John's Chapel, County Durham
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- Overview About St John's Chapel Map Street View St John's Chapel is a village in County Durham, located in Weardale between Ireshopeburn and Daddry Shield. St John's Chapel is a ...
Wearhead
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- Overview About Wearhead Map Wearhead is a picturesque village in County Durham, located at the start of Weardale where the River Wear is begins at the confluence of Burnhope Burn ...
Weardale Museum and High House Chapel
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Weardale Museum and High House Chapel
- Overview Map Street View Weardale Museum is located in High House Chapel in Ireshopeburn in Weardale, County Durham. The museum was established by volunteers in 1985 to preserve the heritage ...

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