SK4531 : Valve House, Wilne Lane

taken 2 months ago, near to Sawley, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Valve House, Wilne Lane
Valve House, Wilne Lane
Built as part of the Derwent Valley Aqueduct, on the Leicester Pipe. One of the original valve houses, in the style specific to the initial building period. There is a later building LinkExternal link on the opposite side of the road, specifically lettered for Leicester Corporation Waterworks. It seems odd that this should be another valve house so close, but it could be a borehole pumping station.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Water resources 
Period (from Tags)
Early 20th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4597 3174 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.8700N 1:19.1006W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 45970 31719
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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