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The reservoir was designed by J. F. Bateman for Halifax Corporation to provide a water supply from Widdop to Halifax, 8 miles away.
It was constructed under an Act of Parliament passed in 1868. The first sod was cut on 26th July 1871 by Mayor H. C.…

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Looking from Lancashire into Yorkshire. Widdop Reservoir is on the right and Widdop Cross formerly stood on the grassy bank in the left foreground. September 1950

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The upper end of Widdop Reservoir. September 1950.

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Part of a pair as the conduit goes over a dip in the slope. Stark symmetry is a surprise in this rural setting on a permitted path.

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Withens Clough conduit looking east to Cragg Vale

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Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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Gorple Gate track dropping down on the far side. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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Ryburn Reservoir is a supply reservoir operated by Yorkshire Water close to Ripponden. It lies in the valley of the River Ryburn and is the lower of two reservoirs built to supply Wakefield with water. Started in 1925 it was completed in 1933 and has…
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