1697 : Ten From The Archives 9 : The Stone Gods Of Southowram STONE FIELD DIVISIONS, SOUTHOWRAM (1975) Like monoliths placed in tribute to the stone gods that gave these parts their economic meaning for centuries, these fine flagstones have paved the finest cities in the world. On the bleak hills of Southowram they are little more than cow-stoppers.
More shots from a strip of negatives from the early 1980s. We were living in Sheffield at the time and I think I took these photographs in the Campo Lane area of the city. It was back in the days that smoke still emerged from chimney pots.
This is a scan of a negative which dates from the early 1990s – the last decade of negatives before I went digital. The photograph was taken in Doncaster and retains that grainy elegance that is unique to film-based images.