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The village was a centre for candle making, noted for lead mining and made famous by the discovery of Ashford marble which was first quarried by Henry Watson in 1748. More..

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Photo © Kevin Sinclair (12th March 2013)
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"Sheepwash bridge, Ashford in the Water"

So called as lambs were placed in the pen on one side of the river and the Ewes swam across the river to get to them, while being pushed underwater by the Shepherds to clean the fleece before shearing."

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Photographer: © Kevin Sinclair (Gallery)(12th March 2013)
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Sheepwash bridge, Ashford in the Water

So called as lambs were placed in the pen on one side of the river and the Ewes swam across the river to get to them, while being pushed underwater by the Shepherds to clean the fleece before shearing."
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Comment by Mike Freeman(12th March 2013)

Nice pic

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Comment by Zbigniew Siwik(12th March 2013)

Lovely scene

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Comment by Dave John(13th March 2013)

Nice shot and interesting story

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