Tag Archives: Glaisdale

Beggar’s Bridge

At the eastern edge of the village of Glaisdale (in Eskdale) is the single span of Beggar’s Bridge, built by Thomas Ferris in 1619. He was a poor man who hoped to wed the daughter of a wealthy local squire. … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

She was dressed better than most on that hill top. A place where you can buy money. You might want to spend a penny. Find just the lock for the outside ‘nettie’. Stroke the patina from long-gone hands. Or chat … Continue reading

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