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Originally posted on Crosbyman66: The gritstone edge of The Roaches form the western boundary of the Peak District. The name is derived from the French ‘rochers’ for rocks. We? were there to do a reccee for the next walk with Crosby Rambling Club. We parked at the Visitors Centre at Tittesworth Reservoir as this is…

via The Roaches and Lud’s Church — A CERTAIN MEASURE OF PERFECTION


Long barrows are the burial places of Britain’s early farming communities and are the oldest monuments surviving in our landscape. These earthen mounds acted as funeral monuments during the Early Neolithic (3700-3500 BC) and reveal much about the communities buried within them. Peter Marshall, Historic England’s Scientific Dating Coordinator and Jonathan Last, our Landscape Strategy […]

via Britain’s Earliest Mummy and the People of Wor Barrow — Heritage Calling