SE2932 : The Hol Beck, Water Lane, Leeds

taken 6 years ago, near to Leeds, Great Britain

The Hol Beck, Water Lane, Leeds
The Hol Beck, Water Lane, Leeds
Today this quiet culvert meanders through the heart of the City of Leeds, but this tranquil looking stream once powered the mills and industry around Holbeck during the industrial revolution. The Hol Beck is a natural watercourse that was canalised with setted floor and stone walls in the 1840s. The water in the Hol Beck was once badly polluted by chemicals and industrial waste, but these days the water is clean enough for freshwater fish.


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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 May, 2016   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 5 May, 2016
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2954 3293 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.5111N 1:33.1845W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2948 3291
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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