The Upper Sett Valley


The Ashes Farm is on the left and Gees Bank to the right

The Ashes farm was so called due to the large amounts of ash, charcoal and slag found in the fields where Iron smelting took place in the middle ages, before the vast forest which once covered this area was consumed as fuel.
Gees Bank or Gees Bones as it was known was due to the practice of generations of the Gee family having their ashes scattered here overlooking their beloved Farm

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