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Constructed in 1844, the Penshaw Monument in Penshaw, between Washington and Houghton-le-Spring, has extraordinary views across the North East from the top of Penshaw Hill. Go up between dawn and dusk - you might even be able to spot Durham Cathedral.
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“Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today.”