Stanhope Pool

  • Description

    Information about the pool, including it's history. "When Stanhope Rural Council was absorbed by the Wear Valley District Council in the early l970's, it was decided to use a residue of funds for the benefit of the community. The idea of a swimming pool, originated by one James Rainey Masterton He with a committee of 12 active enthusiasts masterminded the initiative to build 'Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool'….The Pool is the only public heated open air pool in the County and has charity status. It opened in 1974….."
  • Owner

    Stanhope Pool
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 7 months ago
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