Black Bank

The eastern edge of Newton Moor, still showing signs of the devastation left after felling some twenty years or so ago.

I wonder how long will the old tree stumps take to decay.

This sandstone outcrop is shown as a quarry on the 1856 O.S. (2022). View map: Yorkshire 29 (includes: Easby; Great Ayton; Ingleby Greenhow; Kildale; Little Ay… – Ordnance Survey Six-inch England and Wales, 1842-1952. [online] Available at: [Accessed 9 Mar. 2022].. But no access track is shown, nor is there any extant indication of a route but no doubt the forestry would have destroyed all signs.

No prizes for identifying Yorkshire’s Matterhorn in the distance.

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