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Barley is a picturesque village in Lancashire, close to Pendle hill, and is often used as a starting point for those who come to enjoy walking Pendle hill. More..

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Photo © David SwannPremier Member! Click for more info.. (23rd March 2014)
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"Barley, Lancashire"

Looking over Lower Black Moss Reservoir near the village of Barley. The reservoir is sometimes used to supply the town of Nelson. In the background is Pendle Hill which is a dominant feature in this part of East Lancashire. Pendle is famous for its association with the Pendle Witches whose trial led to the execution of ten witches at Gallows Hill, Lancaster on 20th August 1612. The founder of the Quaker movement George Fox held a great meeting on top of Pendle Hill, and described it in 1652 as follows - "as we travelled we came near to a very great hill, called Pendle Hill, and I was moved by the Lord to go to the top of it, which I did with difficulty, it was so very steep and high. When I was come to the top, I saw the sea bordering upon Lancashire".

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Photographer: © David Swann (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(23rd March 2014)
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Barley, Lancashire

Looking over Lower Black Moss Reservoir near the village of Barley. The reservoir is sometimes used to supply the town of Nelson. In the background is Pendle Hill which is a dominant feature in this part of East Lancashire. Pendle is famous for its association with the Pendle Witches whose trial led to the execution of ten witches at Gallows Hill, Lancaster on 20th August 1612. The founder of the Quaker movement George Fox held a great meeting on top of Pendle Hill, and described it in 1652 as follows - "as we travelled we came near to a very great hill, called Pendle Hill, and I was moved by the Lord to go to the top of it, which I did with difficulty, it was so very steep and high. When I was come to the top, I saw the sea bordering upon Lancashire".
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Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 7D
Exposure Program: Manual, Focal length: 14 mm, Aperture: f 8, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/100 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: March 3, 2014, 2:58 pm
Exposure Mode: 1,
ImageID:1188918, Image size: 2373 x 1773 pixels

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Comment by rustyruth(23rd March 2014)

Cracking shot David, the reflections are great, haven't seen Pendle Hill since last summer.

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Comment by Edward Lever(23rd March 2014)

Superb combination of scenery and sky, a nice show-piece for the photographer and the EOS 7D.

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Comment by Zbigniew Siwik(23rd March 2014)

Stunning photo as usual David .

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(23rd March 2014)

Superb sandwich effect with the sky and strip of land, plus wonderful quality throughout. ( Not to mention very informative text ).

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Comment by Dave John(23rd March 2014)

Can only echo what has already been said David, excellent job with superb reflections

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