Today we’re sitting tight, it’s raining, and intermittently quite hard too. We might even light the fire later on, just to take off the damp edge.
We had a lovely stroll around the beautiful village of Gargrave yesterday, I was hoping to find the Roman ruins of Kirk Sink, a second century villa, probably built by a ‘Romanised Briton’.
What we did find; were these lovely stopping stones over the River Aire which runs through the village of Gargrave (as does the Leeds to Liverpool Canal). The stones look to be mill stones, perhaps they are mill stone rejects? Funny I can’t find any reference to the placement or the age of these stepping stones on the internet.
Just had to take a picture of the roots of this tree, it looks like the tree has grown through the wall of a building. Amazing how the roots have twisted themselves through the stones. The tree looks (to me) to be a ‘field maple’, but don’t quote me…
This picture below was taken from a bridge that is slap in the middle of Gargrave. As I said, the village is so beautiful.