Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Day: 28 September 2021

  • Sandstone Quarry, Easby Bank

    Sandstone Quarry, Easby Bank

    A bit chilly but a lovely morning. This is an old sandstone or ‘freestone’ quarry on Easby Bank. A ‘bank’ is a Yorkshire term for “a steep hillside, often with a road taking a direct route from top to bottom”. But the Ordnance Survey on their Six-inch England and Wales, 1856 map annotated ‘Easby Bank’ […]