SK4040 : Stanley Brook Ford, Morley Lane

taken 1 year ago, near to Stanley, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Stanley Brook Ford, Morley Lane
Stanley Brook Ford, Morley Lane
A well constructed ford on what is marked on OS maps as a byway on the near side and a bridleway on the far side, although the county council's own mapping shows the byway as an 'adopted highway'. The ford is supplemented with a footbridge LinkExternal link although this is currently barriered off.
The Midshires Way
Not as well known as the coastal, Transpennine or Coast-to-Coast paths, this is nevertheless one of the longest of the long distance paths, stretching for 225 miles/362 km between Bledlow in Buckinghamshire and Comstall, Stockport. It passes through Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Greater Manchester.
As a multi-user route, it largely follows bridleways and quiet lanes, but in many places has alternative sections using footpaths away from road traffic.
More details on LDWA website LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 21 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Midshires Way 
Path (from Tags)
Derby Nomad Way 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4084 4076 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.7595N 1:23.6062W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4086 4076
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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