SD6717 : Belmont Reservoir

near to Belmont, Blackburn With Darwen, Great Britain

Belmont Reservoir
Belmont Reservoir
A panoramic view of Belmont Reservoir, and the hills beyond, from The Witton Weavers Way on Longworth Moor.

Belmont Reservoir occupies the valley just to the north of Belmont village. It was built in 1826 by Bolton Waterworks to supply water to the rapidly expanding town of Bolton.

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2012
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Geograph
Date Taken
Thursday, 19 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Water resources  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Moorland  Uplands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6714 1708 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.9510N 2:29.9155W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6742 1759
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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