This photograph is taken from the Adgarley end of the village of Stainton with Adgarley looking towards Stainton.  The foreground section of the village green is Adgarley Green but as the houses seen in the photograph are approached that section of the green is Stainton Green.  The tall property without masonry paint is Stainton Hall, a Grade II listed old mansion house.  The village green is noted for a fine collection of glacially deposited limestone erratics, some of which are to be seen in this photograph.  Rare in modern times, Stainton with Adgarley still has three working farms integral within the village.  Ancient grazing rights on the village green are still availed of and in the summer the grass is allowed to grow to produce a crop of hay grass for one of the farms. 

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