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autumnal three shire heads | by Ron Layters
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autumnal three shire heads

the ancient packhorse bridge above the Panniers Pool at Three Shire Heads.

 

This point is where three counties meet (Derbyshire, Cheshire, and Staffordshire) - three old packhorse routes converting on a central point. It is a place of legends, the resort of rogues and outlaws of yesteryear: they could quickly slip from one county to the next, thus eluding the agents of the law...

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Uploaded on October 20, 2014