Walk gm102 Blackstone Edge from Hollingworth Lake

Fine views - though can be windy(!)


Route outline for walk gm102:

Hollingworth Lake Car Park  -  Ealees Brook  -  Brearley  -  Whittaker Golf Club  -  Lydgate  -  Blackstone Edge Pasture  -  The Pennine Way  -  Aiggin Stone  -  Blackstone Edge  -  Robin Hood Bed  -  Broad Head Drain  -  Hoar Edge  -  Clegg Moor  -  Dry Moor  -  Benny Hill  -  Syke Nab  -  Hollingworth Lake.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Aiggin Stone is a gritstone pillar standing at nearly 4 feet high carved with an incised cross & the letters I and T.The plaque claims the Aiggin Stone is a Medieval waymarker that is some 600 years old. It also marked the boundary between Lancashire and Yorkshire.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Blackstone Edge at 472m (1549ft). Blackstone Edge is known as an Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL21
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 109
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gm102 Blackstone Edge from Hollingworth Lake

In no particular order . . .

On Blackstone Edge near Rochdale on Easter Saturday 2013

On Blackstone Edge near Rochdale on Easter Saturday 2013

Photo: Geraldine Boocock (1)

The Aiggin Stone

The Aiggin Stone

Photo: Christine Shepherd (786)

The Aiggin Stone on Blackstone Edge

The Aiggin Stone on Blackstone Edge

Photo: Sue Sutcliffe (1)

The Aiggin Stone

The Aiggin Stone

Photo: Christine Shepherd (785)

The Jubilee Walkers on top of Blackstone Edge above Littleborough

The Jubilee Walkers on top of Blackstone Edge above Littleborough

Photo: David Morecroft (13)

Blackstone Edge Summit Trig Point

Blackstone Edge Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (788)

My son Ben Collier (12) on top of Blackstone Edge

My son Ben Collier (12) on top of Blackstone Edge

Photo: Bob Collier (3)

My son Ben Collier (12) on top of Blackstone Edge

My son Ben Collier (12) on top of Blackstone Edge

Photo: Bob Collier (1)

Littleborough and Hollingworth Lake from the summit of Blackstone Edge

Littleborough and Hollingworth Lake from the summit of Blackstone Edge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (787)

Blackstone Edge summit trig point

Blackstone Edge summit trig point

Photo: Bob Collier (2)


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