SE0661 : the fool's dam

taken 17 years ago, near to Appletreewick, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

the fool's dam
the fool's dam, taken 17 years ago
This dam across Skyreholme beck was built to store water for a mill. The builder was obviously not a skilled engineer because he failed to realise that a dam built on porous limestone will not work! It has apparently been deliberately breached at some time.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Stephen Craven and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
2000
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SE0661, 67 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Geograph (Fourth Visitor for SE0661)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 March, 2000   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 1 July, 2006
Geographical Context
Uplands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Category
Reservoir > Dam   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 066 614 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:2.9114N 1:54.0414W
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Limestone Outcrops  Mill Dam  Beck 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

This page has been viewed about 128 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register
Get Involved