Film ID: YFA 6095 Video of YFA_6095 Ingleborough Shelter INGLEBOROUGH SHELTER 1952 Visitor TabsDescription The construction of a stone shelter at the summit of Ingleborough is the primary focus of this film. The majority of the shots depict men working carefully on the foundations and walls of the shelter. The film begins with a wide shot of the beautiful view of Ingleborough’s summit. This is followed by men working on the foundations of a building on the summit. Then there are a series of tighter shots of men from behind and in profile working on the ground. The workers use hand tools, and moving on, the beginning formation of the wall can be seen. A man carefully stacks stones on the wall. This is followed by numerous shots showing heavy machinery, including a tractor, which the workmen use to help them construct the shelter. Two men shake hands warmly in front of the camera. Then there are a series of shots of wheels turning and slowly moving through mud on the mountain. A man on crutches gingerly approaches the camera. The tractor then becomes the centre of attention as a number of the workmen ride in the back. Next, the men using hand tools to help shape the stone in their structure. Title – Ingleborough 2373 Ft. The film closes with a wide shot and some closer angles of the shelter which looks to be almost complete. Context This pleasing film depicts the construction of Ingleborough shelter by a group of friends from the local community. The film opens with a wide shot of Ingleborough that establishes the mountain’s beautiful scenery. This then gives way to several shots that show men working on the ground. The film ends with the men putting the finishing touches to the roof of their impressive shelter. Ingleborough is the second largest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales and is often referred to as one of the Three Peaks. The mountain is a popular climb for enthusiasts and there are several different routes to the mountain’s summit. The shelter at the summit of Ingleborough was constructed in 1952 to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. As of 2018, the shelter still stands and is said to have only needed repairs once since its construction.