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here from two to five shillings a pair. The great hill of Penygent is seen from hence, and is about six miles distant.
Giggleswick Settle is destitute of a church; its parish is that of Giggleswick, higher up the vale, which I passed after crossing the Ribble, which hurries from its source a few miles higher, on the back of Wharnside-hill, between Blea-moor and Snays-fell.
This parish was one of the most ancient manors belonging to the Percies. I believe it to have been included among the eighty-six in this county granted by the Conqueror to William de Perci, one of his Norman followers*; but the first time I find mention of the manor of Settle, as their property, is in 1230, the fifteenth of Henry III.
A little beyond the village, the road is continued on the right side of the vale, beneath a long and lofty scar of the same name. It runs for a mile in length; the height decreases with the ascent of the road, but preserves a level on its top the whole way. This scar is of white limestone, finely overgrown with ivy, has a mineral appearance, and bits of lead ore, found in forming the turnpike-road, give earnest of important discovery.
The
* Dugdale's Baron. 1, 269.
The same, p.271.

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