NY8130 : Boat house, Cow Green Reservoir

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Harwood, County Durham, Great Britain

Boat house, Cow Green Reservoir
Boat house, Cow Green Reservoir
The boat house is also shown here NY8130 : Fishing Lodge at Cow Green Reservoir
The old road, that now forms the slipway NY8130 : Road Closed used to provide access to Cow Green Mine where barytes were mined from old lead workings in the 1950s. The main mine buildings and shafts were submerged when the reservoir was constructed between 1967 and 1971.
Widdybank Fell Nature Trail
The walk starts at Cow Green car park and takes you over Widdybank Fell along the tarmac track to Cow Green dam and Cauldron Snout waterfall, returning the same way.
A copy of the walk leaflet can be obtained from:
Natural England - Moor House - Upper Teesdale NNR: LinkExternal link
There is also a geological trail leaflet here LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Water resources 
Former (from Tags)
Mine Workings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 8103 3070 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:40.2606N 2:17.7396W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 8106 3064
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Boat House  Slipway  Reservoir 

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