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2018.08.15 Silkstone Common Railway Stn, ~S for ~250m on Rd, ~WSW for ~200m on T P Trail, FP ~S to Knabbe's Hall Farm, pass Hadley Hse, cross Coates Lane (B6449) at ~SE288031, FP ~SSE then SSW past Pule Hill Hall, ~SE to Thurgoland & SSW to cross B6462 rd at ~SE287012, ~SSW (crossing TPT) to Huthwaite Hall, ~ESE to PH (Bridge Inn), follow River Don on North side (on informal path below TPT), FP ~SSE to join TPT at ~SK299994, TPT ~ S / SE to unnamed pond (~SK298981), SW/ W to Wharnside Crags, Upper Rocks, Wharncliffe Lodge, track thru Wharncliffe Chase ~SE/ENE/SSE to exit W. Chase at ~SK317952, ~S / SSE on Mouse Park Gate, cross Oughtibridge Lane at ~SK314934, ~SSE along East edge of Great Hollins & Beeley Wood(s)*, some of party ended at Niagara Weir (on Clay Wheels Lane) others at Middlewood - leader Mike West - Wednesday  * photographer left walk here


Knabbes Hall
stone roof in need of repair - weather damage inside?
an abundance of blackberries
tea break
one of three power stations visible on the skyline

at Thurgoland

wheat awaiting harvest?
Huthwaite Hall
Huthwaite Lodge?
back of Huthwaite House
front of Huthwaite House
road kill
The Bridge Inn - we followed River Don - to our left
informal path along the River Don
fishing ponds on far side of the River Don
On the Trans Pennine Trail heading up towards the unnamed pond. The buildings here were probably built at the time of the railway - some dated 1888.
unnamed pond
unnamed dog entertains us
bank north of  the Stocksbridge Bypass
remnants of Stocksbridge steelworks
Deepcar to left
top of Wharncliffe Crags
walking below Upper Rock?
More Hall Reservoir in front - Broomhead Reservoir behind
Wharncliffe Lodge to righr
Wharncliffe Lodge (north end)
stile we took exiting from Wharncliffe Chase

end of Beeley Wood

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