Out & About …

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

Scarth Nick

I’ve found a photo of Scarth Nick taken in 1935 in The Times and though I would try to replicate it.

Unsurprisingly. the view looks familar but one thing that is noticeable is the tree cover, it seems to be a lot more nowadays.

The photo accompanied a report on the bequest of Scarth Wood Moor to the National Trust.

In the 1860s/70s, Scarth Nick was the venue for an annual gathering of the Primitive Methodists’ temperance festival. By 1879, it had been going for 20 years and attracted folks from all parts, including Stockton, Stokesley, Yarm, and Northallerton. The programme included lectures and talks, with refreshments provided in a large tent, “the tables being presided over by ladies whose hearts are with the temperance cause1Bedale. | Richmond & Ripon Chronicle | Saturday 28 June 1879 | British Newspaper Archive. [online] Available at: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0002938/18790628/075/0005 [Accessed 6 Apr. 2022]..







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