NZ0003 : Remains of Scar Top House

taken 12 days ago, near to Langthwaite, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Remains of Scar Top House
Remains of Scar Top House
Ruined farm houses like this are a common enough sight in Arkengarthdale, most of them dating from the time when farming and lead mining went hand in hand as local employment. When lead mining collapsed at the end of the 19thC, local residents had to rely on income from farming - always difficult in this high country. The barn to the right of the house still has its roof and looks to be in good condition. If the house were accessible by vehicle it might be restored.
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NZ0003, 37 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Uplands  Grassland  Housing, Dwellings  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0051 0331 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:25.5133N 1:59.6188W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0049 0330
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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