Walk gm115 Blackstone Edge from Littleborough

Fine views followed by a canal side stroll


Route outline for walk gm115:

Littleborough  -  Rochdale Way  -  Ealees Road  -  Ealees Brook  -  Brearley  -  Whittaker Colf Club  -  Lydgate  -  Blackstone Edge Pasture  -  Aiggin Stone  -  The Pennine Way  -  Blackstone Edge Moor  -  Blackstone Edge Reservoir  -  Chelburn Moor  -  Utley Edge  -  Light Hazzles Reservoir  -  Warland Reservoir  -  Warland  -  Rochdale Canal  -  Summit  -  Timbercliffe  -  Claderbrook  -  Littleborough.



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 a Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

OS Landranger Map 103 & 109
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gm115 Blackstone Edge from Littleborough

In no particular order . . .

Blackstone Edge summit trig point

Blackstone Edge summit trig point

Photo: Bob Collier (2)

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

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

Photo: Bob Collier (1)

Autumn on the Rochdale Canal

Autumn on the Rochdale Canal

Photo: Christine Shepherd (679)

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

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

Photo: Bob Collier (3)

Blackstone Edge Summit Trig Point

Blackstone Edge Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (788)

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)

Littleborough and Hollingworth Lake from the summit of Blackstone Edge

Littleborough and Hollingworth Lake from the summit of Blackstone Edge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (787)

The Aiggin Stone

The Aiggin Stone

Photo: Christine Shepherd (786)


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