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** not a Sheffield Ramblers Walk

2020.04.05 ** a 'social distancing' solo walk  - Burncross - cnr Burncross Rd & Blackburn Rd SK343962, find & join FP running ~E above cemetery, to join Housley Lane ~N & then Housley Park ~E  to cross Loundside (rd) to NE on Mafeking Place (rd) to FP ~E over railtrack  then S to join Arundel Rd ~E to Station Rd. Follow Station Rd N then NNE on White Lane to cross bridge over M1 motorway. Follow FP below Hood Hill Farm roughly E crossing Kirby Lane / Barnsley Rd to Barley Hall Cottage, ~NNE to Spittal Houses then NE to Wentworth to the Old Church then turning ~ESE to the New Church, turn ~NE for ~150m to join Main Street ~ ESE, at War Memorial rd ~ENE past closed* entrance to Wentworth Woodhouse then NNE past Glen House Green to just past Lee Wood, FP ~W to Needle Eye, return ~ESE to pass Street then turning from Street Lane ~E on FP to Hoober Stand, ~S to rejoin Street Lane, join & follow Hoober Lane ~E for ~250m turning ~ESE on FP to Low Stubbin, ~S on Stubbin Rd past Higher Stubbin & crossing Cortworth Lane & into Nether Haugh, FP ~S then W to Mauseleum, ~SW on FP down to rd & ~400m ~WNW along it turning SW on Rotherham Round Walk between Morley Pond & Dog Kennel Pond, continue SW turning ~S into Scholes Coppice & follow SSE along its edge and thru fields up to Keppel's Column, thru village to A629 Rd - long walk along road over M1 35 junction to Chapeltown up Burncross Road. Note *1 entrance closed due to virus situation

Cemetery above Burncross Road. Footpath follows above it. Some headstones toppled for safety reasons. Wharncliffe Chase and several woods behind.
Housley Hall
St John The Baptist Church in Chapeltown
Mafeking Place - most cars little used during the virus lockdown period
Road bridge seen from pedestrian bridge - Chapeltown station unseen behind
Little traffic on the M1 motorway during this virus lockdown period
Barley Hall cottage / farmyard & stables behind
zoomed into Keppel's Column the last 'sight' to be reached on this walk
farm before Spittal Houses
followed branch toward Wentworth
Holy Trinity Old Church
zoomed into part of church
The new church - Holy Trinity Parish Church
Wentworth Main Street
another empty bus during this virus period?
Wentworthe War Memorial - Garden Centre to left, Main Street to right
Mill now a house
Lee House?
Needles Eye
looking back at Street
Wentworth New Church in the distance
to the North of Street
Hoober Stand - triangular shape in plan. removal of trees makes it easier to see / photograph
picture indicates the triangular shape in plan
Hoober Hill Farm?
a bird in a garden - what type?
on footpath to Low Stubbin
a glance back to Hoober Stand
looking across Mill Dam at church in Greasbrough?
Keppel's Column ahead across the dams
Mauseleum (on OS map) - Rockingham Monument on Fritzwilliam Wentworth Estate map - apparently no one buried here?
Useful map of Fitzwilliam Wentworth Estate - showing monuments & other positions - and notes on Covid 16
down to the crossing between Morley Pond (to right) and Dog Kennel Pond to left - Keppel's Column at top
Peacock Lodge?
Doric Temple to left
zoomed into Doric Temple
yellow grass? or rapeseed after cropping?
Wentworth Woodhouse covered while roof is being repaired / rebuilt?

Keppel's column

temporary? strengthening rings? to stop movement? column was built with an outward curve - see notes


Notes on history of column

a garden in Chapeltown

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