photo gallery-historic shap
this gallery will contain old ,historic and rare pictures of shap and the surrounding area
the hanging rock of hardendale. ( sadly no more due to blasting from the nearby quarry )
shap fell in winter
shaps row of standing stones
the old church at mardale
an old advert for the greyhound when it was a "duttons "pub
an advert for the kings arms -1980s ?
the old pump house at shap wells
shap main street looking south ,with prospect house on the right
shap main street looking north with gaddass's shop on the right
an old stone bridge ,( no longer standing )
looking north with the moot hall/market cross in the foreground
shap church prior to renovations
an advert for the greyhound -1980s?
(i would be grateful if anyone with any more photos of the toll bar or information about it could get in touch as little can be found about it)
old receipt from 1891 sent to Dr George Abbott for bones !!
an old advert for the shap granite company
The vicar of shap 1863-1896, rev stephen whiteside
an old advert for simpsons garage which closed last year
the accounts for the restoration of shap church in 1899
sheep gathering on shap fells
The following picture is a still taken from a british pathe news film,it shows the tour of britain cycle race as it leaves morecambe before heading through kendal and then passes over shap fell(only the briefest of glimpses) to view more just click on the picture ,depending on your browser it may take a short while to load