The packhorse bridge

The packhorse bridge

Above: The packhorse bridge in the centre of Goyt’s Bridge was a popular view for both artists and photographers, as well as the many visitors who came to enjoy this gloriously picturesque spot. Janette kindly sent me a photo of a wonderful painting of the...
Goyt’s Bridge painting

Goyt’s Bridge painting

Above: I’ve tried to match features in the painting with an old map of Goyt’s Bridge. 1: The artist’s position and direction of view. 2: The small bridge over Shooter’s Clough as it meets the Goyt. 3: The...
Goyt’s Moss Farm

Goyt’s Moss Farm

Above: Goyt’s Moss Farm once stood beside the Macclesfield to Buxton road (click to enlarge map). Image added: 7th January 2017 Scene: A painting of Goyt’s Moss Farm, which once stood beside Derbyshire Bridge. View more details...
The stepping stones

The stepping stones

Above: I’ve highlighted the camera view in green. The photographer was standing beside the small packhorse bridge, alongside Wildmoorestone Brook as it joins the River Goyt. Goytshead Farm is just behind. Many thanks to Mike for sending this postcard of the...
Goyt Valley early ’30s  #1

Goyt Valley early ’30s #1

Above: A picturesque view along the River Goyt as it approaches Goyt’s Bridge, with Goytsbridge Farm in the background (click to enlarge). It’s one of nearly 100 photos of the valley recently discovered on Stockport Council’s image archive. Most...
1930s Goyt Valley photos

1930s Goyt Valley photos

Above: Mark’s father pictured in the early 1930s – in front of the packhorse bridge at Goyt’s Bridge. One of the joys of creating this website is when people send me messages like the following… Mark writes: “I was going through some...