Life on the Hill

Life on the Hill

Life on the HillLife on the Hill, first published in December 2005, and reprinted in 2010: Hardbacked, 252 x 194mm, 144 pages, over 150 photographs and illustrations. This book tells the story of Greenhow village from the earliest times up to the present day. It covers subjects like local life, farming and mining, to name but a few.

  • Did you know that the Romans mined lead at Greenhow?
  • Did you know that in 1365 the King ordered lead from Greenhow for Windsor?
  • Did you know that St Mary’s Church at Greenhow was the highest Parish Church in England?
  • Did you know that the villages foundation was due to mining? Indeed it could have been one of the earliest planned villages, developed by Stephen Proctor in the early 17th Century…


Price: £15.00 with free postage to UK destinations
Please contact us for details of postage cost and payment options for overseas destinations

How to order – Please send a cheque/postal order for £15.00
made payable to “Greenhow Local History Club” to:

Greenhow Local History Club
c/o Coldstones Quarry
Pateley Bridge
North Yorkshire
Email: Please contact us via the contact page.

If you live outside the UK, please contact us for payment details and shipping costs.

The book is also available to personal callers at Stump Cross Caverns, Greenhow.

Below is a sample of one of the pages from the book.

A list of names found in the book

Life on the Hill - A sample page from the book

2 thoughts on “Life on the Hill

  1. I have ordered this book from you as my Great Great Granddad was the Newbould who found Stump Cross Caverns, and they are in this book. It is a very interesting read and you realize just how hard it was for the families on the Hill

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