Points of Interest

Cutthroat Bridge

Cutthroat Bridge

The lurid name of Cutthroat Bridge on the A57 out of Sheffield is justly deserved. Around 400 years ago a man was discovered in Highshaw Clough (locally pronounced Eashaw Clough) with his throat cut. A local man, Robert Ridge along with two others took the […]

Boot’s Folly

Boot’s Folly

If you walk around Strines, particularly the Strines Reservoir it is impossible not to notice Boot’s Folly,  the tower on the hill to the south of the reservoir. It’s a fascinating structure, both for what is known about it and the possible reasons for its […]