'Keer to Kent' Extra

Photo: Paul Glading

Creating the Arnside and Silverdale AONB

Views from around the area

These pictures, supplied by Roger Cartwright show how the area looked before it was designated as an AONB, or in its early years.

Kent Estuary, 1967: Possible road bridge position.
Middlebarrow Quarry, 1967
Middlebarrow Wood, 1967
White Creek, 1967
Brackenthwaite Road, 1967 — Recent conspicuous housing at Slackhead in the background
Silverdale Moss from Arnside Knott, 1968
Middlebarrow Quarry entrance, 1975

Documents relating to the planning of the AONB

Letter from James Drake, Lancashire County Surveyor, re AONB, 1970
Morecambe Bay Economic Study Landscape Map
Memo from David Tattersal re AONB, March 1969

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