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Thursday, 9 September 2010

Sky Watch: Millstone Monument

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Today's Sky Watch photo shows the small structure made from old mill stones on the summit of Hartshead Pike.

This marks the site of the original tower that stood on the hill top before the present tower was built on a more prominent spot a few yards to the south.

See Bird's Eye View of this location.

Sky Watch is a regular weekly feature on this photo blog. It links with websites all over the world with the general theme each week of looking upwards. Please take the opportunity to visit some of these other sites. I hope some new visitors have found their way here today, watching the skies!


  1. Nice piece of history about some of my old haunts. Thanks for the info.

  2. Beautiful SkyWatch photo, thanks for sharing

    Happy SWF! Have a nice and wonderful weekend,

    Regards, Bram

    My SkyWatch on WordPress

    Seen on Sky Watch Friday, Season 4, Episode 9

  3. Such lovely skies, love the colors and the interesting history! Hope you have a great weekend!


  4. If i remember rightly could these stones be ontop of the mine ventilation shaft.

  5. Such gorgeous light - and a beautifully composed shot.

  6. Meravigliosa e bellissima foto del tuo mondo !!!


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