Author(s): Steve Estill
This is an illustrated guide to many of the standing stones and crosses of the North York Moors. It provides a reference as an aid to finding them, with OS reference numbers and easy routes to take (using main roads and suggested parking places for access to the walks). History, myths and legends of some of the stones and crosses are included. The book also promotes the beauty of the moors, with descriptions and images taken from the provided routes. The moors have been divided into three areas for the sake of the guide, to enable easier access for the explorer. There are five chapters to the book: An introduction / overview, one for each area (areas 1, 2 and 3) and an index, broken down into name, OS reference and area. The text is enhanced with 122 stunning colour photographs.
Steve Estill spent most of his working life in the oil industry, but always returned to his native North Yorkshire, drawn by his love of the coast and the moors. He has been interested in photography for over 50 years, moving from the darkroom into the digital age. He works with the Photographic Society of America, regularly exhibiting in international salons. Now retired, he enjoys the wildness and majesty of the North York Moors and uses his creative photography to promote their splendour. He enjoys exploring them and never ceases to be inspired by their folklore, history and beauty.