Spring 2015

The Yorkshire Journal Spring 2015 Front cover

14th century Ayton Castle. Photo by Jeremy Clarke


This issue contains the following articles.

.Page_05_Image_0004 Marcus Grant reveals another Crop Circle in Yorkshire. This time the mysterious crop circle phenomenon returned to its old stamping ground around Barnsley, South Yorkshire which, seems to be a favourite place to locate crop circles. Marcus also takes a look back at the best of the mysterious crop circles.
Next, Stephen Riley takes a special look at the Dent Railway Station, which is situated in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is the highest mainline station in England. It is on the historic Settle-Carlisle line and has now been restored to its former glory. He also uncovers the fascinating history of the station. .Page_12_Image_0001
.Page_17_Image_0002 Alison Hartley returns to Hornsea Mere on the East Yorkshire coast to reveal a very fishy story of two young anglers who caught a big fish, this one did not get away. Also why two Abbeys had a trial by combat for the right to fish the Mere.
Ilkley Moor can be a mysterious place at times, Susan’s account ranges from prehistoric times to well-known characters of the moor, plus the major fire of 2006, conservation, grouse shooting and even alien encounters on the moor! .Page_24_Image_0001
Page_31_Image_0004 In contrast to Rombalds Moor, Thorne Moors is a lowland raised mire, a much rarer habitat. Daniel explains the formation of Thorne Moors after the last ice age, and chronicles their near destruction at the hands of man in recent times.
For our last article Julian Giles explains the story of the Devil’s Stone which is an unusual crudely carved stone inside St Michael and All Angels’ Church at Copgrove, North Yorkshire. Page_41_Image_0001

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