Phil

Phil

Posted on 06/08/2013


Photo taken on September 10, 2009



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Blacko: the village and tower.

Blacko: the village and tower.
Overlooking the village is Stansfield Tower (a.k.a. Blacko Tower), which was built around 1890. A local grocer, Jonathan Stansfield, built this circular rough stone tower to provide himself with a view over Ribblesdale from the top, but the height fell somewhat short. A Bronze Age axe, believed to be 3,500 years old, was found near the tower in 1952.
(Wikipedia)

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9 comments - The latest ones
Mitch Seaver
Mitch Seaver
Well done!
4 years ago.
Guy Fawkes
Guy Fawkes
Nice shot Phil with an interesting narrative.

newer comment done
4 years ago.
Jan Grant
Jan Grant
How interesting, Phil.... and what a lovely view of the surrounding countryside!

newer comment done
4 years ago.
Gwen (fishingcat)
Gwen (fishingcat)
Thank you for the nice view and the history behind it!
4 years ago.
Joan+
Joan+
Great shot! I knew a farmer from Blacko many years ago!!

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4 years ago.
Jebel
Jebel
luoghi di storia ... bella la torre che domina le colline !
4 years ago.
Cathlon
Cathlon
A nice clear view across that landscape. Well taken!
4 years ago.
Dave Roberts 2014
Dave Roberts 2014
Nice composition, a beautiful view.

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