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Sheffield Plaque to commemorate all ramblers

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Plaque to commemorate all ramblers who campaigned for National Parks and public access to mountains and moorland

Year 2000

Does anyone know the back story to this interesting little plaque situated in the entrance to Sheffield Town Hall?

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David Hey wrote an article suggesting that the Mass Trespass played a very minor role in gaining access to Kinder Scout, and did more harm to the cause than good.  The article from the Agricultural History Review 2011 can be seen here:

Mass Trespass - David Hey


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