Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley

The ascent onto Stanton Moor is well worth it


Route outline for walk d199:

Rowsley  -  Holly Wood  -  Stanton Woodhouse Farm  -  Stanton Moor  -  The Reform Tower (or Earl Grey Tower)  -  The Cork Stone  -  Nine Ladies Stone Circle  -  Stanton in Peak  -  Smithy Wood  -  Congreave Farm  -  Rowsley



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Reform Tower (or Earl Grey Tower) was erected by a local landowner to celebrate the 1832 Reform Act.Earl Grey was the Liberal Prime Minister who brought in the Reform Bill but is now probably more famous for the tea named after him.

Over 70 sites of Bronze Age activity have been found on Stanton Moor though little is known of their significance. Nine Ladies Stone Circle comprises 1m high stones which form a 10.6m diameter circle.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Stanton Moor at 323m (1060ft). Stanton Moor is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Stanton Moor is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Peak District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL24 The Peak District - White Peak area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

119 Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley

In no particular order . . .

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - The Cork Stone

The Cork Stone

Photo: Craig Carter (72)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Stanton in Peak

Stanton in Peak

Photo: Craig Carter (77)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Stanton Moor

Stanton Moor

Photo: Craig Carter (76)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Nine Ladies Stone Circle from Ther King Stone

Nine Ladies Stone Circle from Ther King Stone

Photo: Craig Carter (71)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Rowsley Weir

Rowsley Weir

Photo: Craig Carter (73)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - The entry to Stanton Moor

The entry to Stanton Moor

Photo: Viv Thorpe (1)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Nine Ladies Stone Circle (and a Druid)

Nine Ladies Stone Circle (and a Druid)

Photo: Craig Carter (70)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Heather in bloom on Stanton Moor

Heather in bloom on Stanton Moor

Photo: David Hague (25)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Stanton in Peak Cricket Club

Stanton in Peak Cricket Club

Photo: Craig Carter (78)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Sheep on Stanton Moor

Sheep on Stanton Moor

Photo: Craig Carter (80)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Walking on Stanton Moor

Walking on Stanton Moor

Photo: David Hague (26)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Weir on The River Wye near Rowsley

Weir on The River Wye near Rowsley

Photo: Craig Carter (84)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Stone Circle on Stanton Moor

Stone Circle on Stanton Moor

Photo: Craig Carter (82)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - On Stanton Moor

On Stanton Moor

Photo: David Hague (24)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Ruffit on Stanton Moor

Ruffit on Stanton Moor

Photo: Craig Carter (83)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - The Cork Stone on Stanton Moor

The Cork Stone on Stanton Moor

Photo: Tim Simmonds (7)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Bent tree on Stanton Moor

Bent tree on Stanton Moor

Photo: Craig Carter (79)

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Stanton Moor

Stanton Moor

Photo: Tim Simmonds (8)


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