SD9548 : Porridge Stoop - SE face

taken 6 years ago, near to Elslack, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Porridge Stoop - SE face
Porridge Stoop - SE face
This listed structure is dated 1730. The south east face indicates 3 miles to Skipton. At one time this hilltop crossroads must have been of some importance. The old Skipton to Colne high road crosses what must have been another important route from Keighley towards Settle, long before the Aire Valley trunk road and Skipton by pass were thought of.
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SD9548, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 13 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9507 4843 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:55.9182N 2:4.5943W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9509 4841
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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