Magic lantern slides

Magic lantern slides

Above: The photograph of the ladies would have been taken from close to the packhorse bridge, looking down the lane which led to the larger bridge over the Goyt. I’ve just come across a couple of wonderful photographs taken in the Goyt Valley (click either...
Three new views

Three new views

Above: A close-up of the first card (click to enlarge) shows a pensive looking gentleman standing half-way across the stepping stones, with the picturesque packhorse bridge behind. Improved road and rail links during the late 19th century brought increasing numbers of...
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...
The Stepping Stones

The Stepping Stones

Click to enlarge any of the images on this page. Above: A group of walkers in high summer cross the stepping stones with their dogs heading towards Gatehouse Cottage in the distance. The Stepping Stones feature in the 1932 cine film of Goyt’s Bridge. Click here...