SE2332 : Erosion on Pudsey Beck at Troydale

taken 4 years ago, near to Pudsey, Leeds, Great Britain

Erosion on Pudsey Beck at Troydale
Erosion on Pudsey Beck at Troydale
The beck is flowing quite fast at this point (left to right in the photo), and does a sharp right turn, so the momentum of the water is eroding the left bank of the beck.
Post Hill woods, Pudsey :: SE2433

Post Hill is now a nature reserve managed by Leeds City Council. It consists of a largely wooded hillside about a mile in length, sloping down to the Pudsey Beck. Within the woods are remains of various quarries which were worked until the early 20th century, and there are several tracks and footpaths. At the time of writing there was a public consultation on a proposal to upgrade the public footpaths within the reserve to bridleway status, in order to make legal the already de facto use of the woods for mountain biking.

A history of the site, including the use of the hillside for motorcycle hill climbing trials in the mid 20th century, can be found on Wikipedia LinkExternal link

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Saturday, 6 January, 2018   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 6 January, 2018
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Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2393 3267 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.3881N 1:38.2951W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2394 3267
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