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6. A circular walk to Lastingham Village and Church from Rosedale

 

See also 1. Lastingham, St Mary's Church

3. Hutton-le-Hole, Village and Ryedale Folk Museum

10. A circular walk from Hutton-le-Hole to Gillamoor and Douthwaite Dale

14. A circular walk from Lastingham via Spaunton and Hutton-le-Hole

The village green in Lastingham Village (the church is up on the left)

 

The south end of Lastingham up to Oldfield Lane.

 

The following pictures on page 8 illustrate walk number 9 "Lastingham and Spaunton Moor" (8 miles) from the excellent walking guide "Walks on the North York Moors" Book 1 by Jack Keighley.

On this occasion near Bank Top an adder was caught out on open grass land with nowhere to hide!

You can start the walk at bank Top or lower down from Rosedale Abbey itself (or anywhere in between). On this occasion near Bank Top an adder was caught out on open grass land with nowhere to hide!

 

It was a glorious day looking north up Farndale as we headed upwards and onwards to Spaunton Moor.

It was a glorious day looking north up Farndale as we headed upwards and onwards to Spaunton Moor.

 

View back up Farndale from near Hollins Farm

View back up Farndale from near Hollins Farm.

 

Farndale from the edge of Spaunton Moor.

Farndale from the edge of Spaunton Moor.

 

holy well dedicated to St Chad  holy well dedicated to St Cedd

Having crossed Spaunton Moor and descended into Lastingham Village you come across several Holy Wells. The holy well on the left is dedicated to St Chad and the holy well on the right to St Cedd.

 

The quiet pretty village of Lastingham (Lestingham/Lestingeham in the Domesday Book).

Good pub meals and good company are to be had in the Blacksmith's Arms below the church.

The inviting Blacksmiths Arms

 

The beautiful Lastingham Church which has 7th century Saxon and early Norman origins.

The beautiful Lastingham Church which has 7th century Saxon and early Norman origins and

then drop south back into Lastingham and up to the Lastingham Grange Hotel - a great afternoon tea and sandwiches!

 

Looking east down to the alter through the nave and chancel arch. Note the late 19th century wonderful groin stone vaulting above the nave and chancel.

Looking east down to the alter through the nave and chancel arch. Note the late 19th century wonderful groin stone vaulting above the nave and chancel.

 

The famous Saxon crypt below Lastingham Church.

The famous Norman crypt below Lastingham Church.

 

Lastingham village on the way out back to Rosedale, the apse of St Mary's Church right of centre.

Lastingham village on the way out back to Rosedale, the apse of St Mary's Church right of centre.

 

On the way back to Rosedale over Spaunton Moor you pass by the tall Ana Cross which is a modern replacement of the medieval cross.

On the way back to Rosedale over Spaunton Moor you pass by the tall Ana Cross (Aine Howe Cross) which is a modern replacement of the medieval cross. It is built on a prehistoric bronze age burial mound (the 'howe' or 'tumulus' of Aine How), presumably to show that Christianity was now the new boss!

 

Ana Cross and the Three Howes on the distant horizon and the clear track across Spaunton Moor to Rosedale bank Top

Ana Cross and the Three Howes on the distant horizon and the clear track across Spaunton Moor to Rosedale Bank Top near the remains of the kilns (picture below) that roasted iron ore to drive off water and carbon dioxide gas before transportation to the Teesside-Middlesbrough blast furnaces.

The kilns are near the top of the Rosedale Chimney, a very steep road up from Rosedale Abbey.

The kilns are near the top of the 'Rosedale Chimney', a very steep road up from Rosedale Abbey.

 

Lastingham Grange garden in the summer, lots of beautiful roses in bloom

 

Lastingham Village, North York Moors, North Yorkshire, England  - Lastingham Grange is a lovely place to visit for afternoon tea or an evening meal. The family run business for the past fourty years offers delicious food in the most hospitable of surroundings and lovely gardens to sit out and eat in as well as a stroll before and after the meal!

The Blacksmith's Arms is on the left just below Lastingham Church, North York Moors, North Yorkshire, England

The beautiful and interesting Lastingham Church and its famous Norman crypt, North York Moors, North Yorkshire, England

Lastingham village nestles deep in the North York Moors, North Yorkshire, England

Lastingham village nestles deep in the heart of the beautiful North York Moors, England. You should visit the lovely and interesting Lastingham Church and its famous Norman crypt. The friendly Blacksmiths Arms pub (on left of top left picture) is just below Lastingham Church, and where you can get a good quality hearty bar meal and good cheery company.

The Blacksmith's Arms is just below Lastingham Church, North York Moors, North Yorkshire, England

The Blacksmith's Arms is just below Lastingham Church, North York Moors, North Yorkshire, England

 

More pictures of Lastingham Grange, where we like to treat ourselves!

 

See page 5 for more on the Rosedale iron-ore Mining.

See also 1. Lastingham, St Mary's Church

3. Hutton-le-Hole, Village and Ryedale Folk Museum

10. A circular walk from Hutton-le-Hole to Gillamoor and Douthwaite Dale

14. A circular walk from Lastingham via Spaunton and Hutton-le-Hole

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