Jack Sledge Road

Ever get that feeling of lethargy during the dark winter months.
It hit me today.
Must have melatonin to spare.
And a wee sniffle didn’t help.
So a potter around Danby Rigg.
This is the Jack Sledge Road as it descends into Little Fryup Dale.
It must be an ancient track linking the dale with Danby Botton.
But who was Jack Sledge?
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  1. In Hartley and Ingleby’s book ”Life in the moorlands of north east Yorkshire” there are many references to the use of sledges. They were mainly used for leading turves from the peat diggings and other uses on the farms.

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