The Balder Viaduct by Cotherstone
|Post town:||Barnard Castle|
Cotherstone cheese is a celebrated delicacy, and the village was famous for it by at least 1858.
There was a railway station at Cotherstone on the now-closed Barnard Castle to Middleton-in-Teesdale line. The railway line crossed the River Balder at the Balder Viaduct just north of Cotherstone.
In the media
Hannah Hauxwell who became famous through a Yorkshire Television documentary, farmed near Cotherstone. The first documentary, Too Long a Winter was filmed in 1973. In 1998 moved to the village itself.
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- "A Month in Yorkshire", by Walter White (1858), page 169
- 'Hannah Hauxwell at 85 takes a long look back on fame and hardship': The Yorkshire Post, 6 May 2011