SK1789 : Derwent Dam

taken 3 years ago, near to Fairholmes [other Features], Derbyshire, Great Britain

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Derwent Dam
Derwent Dam
Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley in the northeast of Derbyshire. It lies just north of the A57 Snake Road between Glossop and Sheffield; approximately 10 miles from each.

The neo-Gothic solid masonry dam was built between 1902 and 1914 when filling of the reservoir began. The dam was officially opened by King George V in 1916.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Sunday, 3 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Water resources 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 172 898 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.3006N 1:44.4928W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 172 897
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Peak District National Park  Early 20th Century  Early Twentieth Century  Dam  Tower  Upper Derwent Valley 

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