Close your eyes and dream of England
Train on the Saddleworth viaduct in the West Riding of Yorkshire. ‘Yorkshire fowk are not a modest lot, they’ve nowt much to be modest about.’ I would have to agree. (Craig Hannah flickr)
St Thomas, Friarmere or ‘Heights Chapel’ (its local name), stands on a bleak hillside above Delph next to the Royal Oak 'Heights' public house. Built in 1765/68 for a growing community who had no church nearer than Saddleworth or Rochdale and who probably subscribed to it with their labour, it is a simple building with a stone flag roof and a bell-cote.
Hartshead Pike is probably the symbol of Tameside, the grouping of nine towns in the north west of England, Legend has it that it there was was originally a Roman watch tower on the site. It has been used for centuries as the site for signal fires with it's commanding view over Manchester. These shots were taken in the early evening.
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