SD9431 : Gorple Lower Reservoir dam

4 km from Blackshaw Head, Calderdale, Great Britain

Gorple Lower Reservoir dam
Gorple Lower Reservoir dam
The side channel spillway in the foreground is used when the reservoir is full to safely divert floodwater around the dam.

Gorple Lower Reservoir was completed in 1934 and has a capacity of 1261 tcm / 227.42 million gallons.

The Pennine Bridleway passes over the dam.
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Sunday, 28 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Monday, 2 January, 2006
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