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The area around Shap and the Parish of Orton in Cumbria can be remote and challenging especially in winter. Shap is in remote moorland over 1000 feet above sea level. It is crossed from north to south by the main M6 motorway as well as the older road route. Alongside is the West Coast main line from London to Glasgow.
It is an area of great contrast. The extensive moorland and hillside west of the M6 to a mellower area on the limestones to the east. Shap is famous for its ruined Abbey, and in railway history as being one of the true pioneering engineering routes of the industrial revolution allowing steam trains to travel from London to Glasgow.

Categories & Keywords
Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Mountains
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Keywords:buskett howe, cumbria, farm-houses, farms, lake district, orton, ruins, shap

HRS 7330 Buskell Howe Farm, Orton, Shap

HRS 7330 Buskell Howe Farm, Orton, Shap

HRS 7334 Buskett Howe, main farmhouse door

HRS 7334 Buskett Howe, main farmhouse door

HRS 7338 Buskett Howe, stonework detail

HRS 7338 Buskett Howe, stonework detail

HRS 7339 Buskett Howe, detail of building abutment in stone

HRS 7339 Buskett Howe, detail of building abutment in stone

HRS 7332 Buskett Howe farmhouse, and horse-drawn rake

HRS 7332 Buskett Howe farmhouse, and horse-drawn rake

HRS 7331 Buskett Howe farm, horse-drawn rake

HRS 7331 Buskett Howe farm, horse-drawn rake

HRS 7335 Buskett Howe farm, old hay-tedder

HRS 7335 Buskett Howe farm, old hay-tedder

HRS 7336 Buskett Howe, old tin bath in yard

HRS 7336 Buskett Howe, old tin bath in yard

HRS 7333 Buskett Howe Farm, outside toilet

HRS 7333 Buskett Howe Farm, outside toilet

HRS 7337 Buskett Howe farm, old hay-tedder Nicholson's Newark detail

HRS 7337 Buskett Howe farm, old hay-tedder Nicholson's Newark detail

HRS 7340 Buskett Howe Farm, mowing machine

HRS 7340 Buskett Howe Farm, mowing machine

HRS 7341 Orton, Pond near Gamelands

HRS 7341 Orton, Pond near Gamelands

HRS 7348 Orton, Gamelands road to stone circle

HRS 7348 Orton, Gamelands road to stone circle

HRS 7343 Orton Neolithic stone circle looking east central section

HRS 7343 Orton Neolithic stone circle looking east central section

HRS 7342 Orton Neolithic stone circle looking east

HRS 7342 Orton Neolithic stone circle looking east

HRS 7344 Orton Neolithic stone circle glacial erratic with Shap granite aplites

HRS 7344 Orton Neolithic stone circle glacial erratic with Shap granite aplites

HRS 7649 Orton Farmer's Market Sep2016

HRS 7649 Orton Farmer's Market Sep2016

HRS 7650 Orton Farmers market

HRS 7650 Orton Farmers market

HRS 7651 Orton Farmer's market

HRS 7651 Orton Farmer's market

HRS 7858 Orton church

HRS 7858 Orton church