Hebden Beck Dam (disused) - N. Yorks
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 05.589 W 001° 58.024
30U E 567555 N 5994378
Quick Description: When the mines were active a large dam wall of waste stone was built across the valley to regulate the flow for the dressing floor downstream.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/19/2010 2:57:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM8MM5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 7

Long Description:
A popular walker's track nowadays crosses the dam. No water is kept behind the dam, due to three large concrete pipes letting the water through. The track is called the Duke's New Road.

Streetmap (visit link)
OSGB SE022663
Nearest Post Code BD23 5EQ
Waterway where the dam is located: Hebden Beck

Main use of the Water Dam: Other

Material used in the structure: embankment

Height of Dam: 10 metre

Fishing Allowed: no

Motor Sports Allowed: no

Date built: Not listed

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