SE2320 : Broad Weir , Dewsbury

taken 12 years ago, near to Ravensthorpe, Kirklees, Great Britain

Broad Weir , Dewsbury
Broad Weir , Dewsbury
This is an exceptionally long weir, constructed across the River Calder upstream of an island that divides into two channels. The water was diverted into two mill races, one serving Upper Mills (fulling) and the Calder Water Mill (corn), the other Dewsbury Mills (woollen).
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 4 July, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 236 205 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.8260N 1:38.6510W
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