Gelatine silver print entitled 'Abandoned Millstone, Addingham Moorside, Wharfdale' by Ian Beesley. Prodiced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'. 1985-1987'.
Standing like some Gothic ruins these huge masses of millstones grit offered ideal shelter for breeds of Yorkshire sheep like the Penistone. Eroded by winds since Permian times, these spectacular shaped rocks are each individually named. Brimham was another of the large estates owned and farmed by the monks of Fountain Abbey.
[Table 4: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]
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- silver gelatin print
- The National Media Museum, Bradford
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