On 25/3/18 my wife and I did a short walk from Coppice to Anglezarke Reservoir and back. Here are 4 photo's from that walk

Looking back towards White Coppice from the track to Waterman's Cottage


A kestrel searches for his lunch


Old dry stone wall leading down to Anglezarke reservoir


The embankment at the northern end of Anglezarke reservoir


March 2019. Bridge over the Goit near the site of the long gone Brinscall Print Works, probably built so that people who lived on the moor had access to and from the factory


March 2019. Sharrock's Bridge near White Coppice - built to give vehicular access to Sharrocks Farm located just the other side of the bridge and the farms up on Heapey Moor


No. 8 Lodge 27/12/2005. This scene will never be possible again. The lodge has been drained and he embankment by the cricket field demolished.


Taken from near Spen Cob, the Lake District Mountains are visible over 70 miles away


The Nab from near the old Blackburn - Chorley railway at Heapey.


Johnson's Hillock Locks, Wheelton. April 2003


Firemen put out a grass fire, Anglezarke - Feb 2003


St Barnabas Church, Heapey.


Horwich and Blackrod church towers - Dec 2002


Lower Rivington reservoir - Nov 2002


Early morning light on Anglezarke Reservoir


The Memorial at Lead Mine Valley


The Pigeon Tower


Rivington Hall


Repairs to Alance Bridge - Spring 2001


Spitlers Edge - September 2001.

Tthe letters WP carved into the hillside were put there as part of a military exercise - probably meaning West Pennine


The Blue Lagoon at Belmont

Belmont Church from "the Blue Lagoon".


Yarrow Reservoir . The bridge is crossed in walk 2 and spans the overflow down to Anglezarke reservoir


The Railway Hotel (now closed) with Black Coppice behind. This photo taken in the 1990s


The Railway Hotel in the 1920's. (Notice the side entrance has been removed)



Return to Mainpage