2007

SE0516 : Scammonden Dam

taken 17 years ago, near to Moselden Height, Kirklees, England

This is 1 of 9 images, with title Scammonden Dam in this square
Scammonden Dam
Scammonden Dam
The dam was completed in 1971 as part of the contract for the construction of the Pennine section of the M62 motorway. It consist of 4.5 million cubic yards of rockfill, with a clay core. The clay was imported from the Gildersome to Lofthouse Section of the M62. The dam was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen on the 14th October 1971.
Further information can be found on LinkExternal link in the section for the West Riding of Yorkshire, M62.Boundary to Pole Moor.

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Category: Reservoir > Dam
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · M62 Motorway [14] · Construction [4] Title Clusters: · Scammonden Dam [9] ·
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SE0516, 87 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Richard Kay   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 19 October, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 February, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 052 167 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.8069N 1:55.3234W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 055 164
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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