Walk wy139 Blackstone Edge and Dog Hill (Rishworth Moor) from Ryburn Reservoir

Rugged gritstone country and wild moors


Route outline for walk wy139:

Ryburn Reservoir  -  River Ryburn  -  Higher Wormaid  -  Grey Stone Height  -  Cat Moss  -  Rishworth Moor  -  Warm Withens Hill  -  Rishworth Drain  -  Rag Sapling Clough  -  Blackstone Edge Moor  -  Old Packhorse Road  -  Dick Slack  -  The Aiggin Stone  -  The Pennine Way  -  Blackstone Edge  -  Robin Hoods Bed  -  Sun End  -  Redmires  -  White Isles  -  Lads Grave  -  M62  -  Green Withens Reservoir  -  Green Withens Edge  -  Dog Hill (Rishworth Moor)  -  Blackwood Edge  -  Blackwood Farm  -  Hutch Brook  -  Ryburn Reservoir.



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 & 110
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk wy139 Blackstone Edge and Dog Hill (Rishworth Moor) from Ryburn Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Ryburn Reservoir

Ryburn Reservoir

Photo: Gordon Leather (49)

Looking East over Ryburn Reservoir Dam

Looking East over Ryburn Reservoir Dam

Photo: Gordon Leather (20)

Path through woodland beside Ryburn Reservoir

Path through woodland beside Ryburn Reservoir

Photo: Gordon Leather (23)

Path along the shore of Ryburn Reservoir

Path along the shore of Ryburn Reservoir

Photo: Gordon Leather (24)

Green Withens Reservoir

Green Withens Reservoir

Photo: Gordon Leather (43)

Green Withens Reservoir control building

Green Withens Reservoir control building

Photo: Gordon Leather (45)

Sign near Ryburn Reservoir Dam

Sign near Ryburn Reservoir Dam

Photo: Gordon Leather (22)

Ryburn Reservoir

Ryburn Reservoir

Photo: Gordon Leather (19)

Ryburn Reservoir dam

Ryburn Reservoir dam

Photo: Gordon Leather (51)

Hollingworth Lake from a stone hollowed out by the weather on Blackstone Edge summit

Hollingworth Lake from a stone hollowed out by the weather on Blackstone Edge summit

Photo: Gordon Leather (34)


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