Monthly Archives: March 2017

Looking for source material on the drove-road between Barnard Castle and Tan Hill

Having been intrigued by the unusual place-name Scabba Wath that marks a ford across the River Swale in upper Swaledale, I was excited while browsing the OS map to spot another Scabba Wath, marked as a crossing of Mud Beck … Continue reading

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