Goyt’s Moss Farmhouse

Goyt’s Moss Farmhouse

Above: Goyt’s Moss Farmhouse lay beside the Old Buxton to Macclesfield Turnpike.  The single-track road to the twin reservoirs is just out of the picture on the right. And the road snaking away into the distance ends close to the Cat & Fiddle, at the...
“Lest we forget!!”

“Lest we forget!!”

Above: ‘Lest we forget!!’. Perhaps it’s written by a soldier to his sweetheart, remembering a trip along the valley they shared when he was on leave from the trenches. I sometimes buy old postcards of the Valley if they’re not already on the...
Derbyshire Bridge

Derbyshire Bridge

Above: A group of travellers in a horse-drawn carriage cross Derbyshire Bridge on their way north through the Errwood Estate. The photo probably dates to around the end of the 19th century. This narrow road between Goyt’s Moss and Whaley Bridge was known as...
Goyt’s Moss Marchingtons

Goyt’s Moss Marchingtons

Above: This rare photo shows the old Macclesfield to Buxton road as it snakes towards the horizon. The circled house is Marchington Farm. The next building is Moss House. Further along on the right is Moss Hall, and lastly Goyt’s Moss Farm, which now serves as a...
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 close to today’s Peak District Rangers’ hut at...