Northern Rural Landscapes

Northern Rural Landscapes

Looking across to Winter Hill from Chetham’s Close
The Rossendale moors are very beautiful. This is taken near Compston’s Cross above the Dean Valley, famous in its time for its highly-accomplished ‘Deighn Layrocks’ – or ‘The Larks of Dean’. The ‘larks’ were men and women from the handloom weaving communities who were highly talented musicians.
The gates at Turton Tower
Loong down towards Horwich and the West Lancashire Plain, from the track going up to ‘The Two Lads’
From Burnt Edge, heading up towards Winter Hill. Looking towards Edgworth