Shardlow has hung on to the majority of its history as a canal port. In its heyday it was known as Rural Rotterdam or Little Liverpool. Today it is Britain's most complete surviving example of a canal village, with over 50 Grade II listed buildings. There are also plenty of pubs!!!
|Remains of a crane outside the old brewery used for beer handling.............|
|The Clock Warehouse is a converted mill and now houses a pub. We went here for Sunday lunch with John and Fi and had an excellent meal|
|The Heritage museum|
We went to St James Church in the morning. It was their Harvest Festival and inside were still the Victorian Boxed pews. Although an Anglican church built in Victorian times, it had the air of a Methodist Chapel
|Stained glass window with Moses, Abraham and Aaron|
|Beacon in the churchyard|
|The churchyard seemed to have an air of spring about it...this was not born out by the temperature!!!!|
Before settling down for a cosy Sunday afternoon my Guru John came over to have another attempt at sorting out my portable aerial in the rear cabin....sadly despite his patience and perseverance it was to no avail...... however he did manage to sort out another problem I had been having on the computer.
Later the forecast squall did arrive but it somewhat short lived.