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During the drought that year the water level fell to below the old road.

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During the drought that year the water level fell to below the old road.

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During the drought that year the water level fell to below the old road.

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The inn was closed in June 2000 and was converted to a private dwelling.

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The inn, close to Baitings Reservoir, closed in June 2000, this photo was taken soon after that. The property is now a private dwelling.

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Baitings and Ryburn reservoirs were built for Wakefield Corporation. Baitings was opened on 14 November 1956 after eight years work and a cost of £1.4 million. It covers 64 acres with a volume of 775 million gallons, reaching a depth of 155 feet (47…

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Baitings and Ryburn reservoirs were built between 1948 and 1956 for Wakefield Corporation. Baitings was opened on 14 November 1956 after eight years work and a cost of £1.4 million. It covers 64 acres with a volume of 775 million gallons, reaching a…

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27th Aug, 1938. Fred Barker, Bottomley (surveyor), Fred Hodgson, G.W. Sutcliffe, Milton Sunderland, G.H. Walton, Tom Sunderland (Treasurer) Arthur Sutcliffe.

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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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Halifax Cororation Waterworks visit by memebers and officals of Hebden Bridge UDC. 11th September 1934. Loaned for scanning by Hebden Royd Town Council.

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Halifax Cororation Waterworks visit by memebers and officals of Hebden Bridge UDC. 2nd July 1929. Loaned for scanning by Hebden Royd Town Council

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The old stone bridge here was submerged by the Wakefield Corporation Reservoir which was completed in 1956. At the West Riding Quarter Sessions in Pontefract in 1787 a gratuity of £50 was granted towards the bridge and in 1792 it was granted a…
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