SD9422 : Gaddings Dam

taken 15 years ago, near to Walsden, Calderdale, Great Britain

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Gaddings Dam
Gaddings Dam
The dam was built in the 1830s by the Fielden Brothers to provide water to turn the wheels that powered nearby Lumbutts Mill. The mill has long since gone and Gaddings Dam has never been used to provide drinking water. Its sole purpose now is as a unique leisure and wildlife facility for the enjoyment of locals and the many visiting hill walkers.

Pendle can be seen on the distant skyline.
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SD9422, 38 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 September, 2006
Category
Reservoir > Reservoir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 947 223 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.8267N 2:4.9049W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 948 222
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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