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City of Leeds - Thruscross Reservoir

G. A. J. Young

City of Leeds - Thruscross Reservoir

investigation of the hydraulic design of the overflow spillway and tailwater channel

by G. A. J. Young

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Published by British Hyudromechanics Research Association in Harlow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G. A. J. Young and Dorothy M. Tucker.
SeriesBHRA research report -- 681
ContributionsTucker, Dorothy M., BHRA.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20308652M

Water flows down the recently constructed Thruscross Reservoir dam. The reservoir has a capacity of million gallons of water, and is one of four reservoirs within the Washburn Valley area. Leeds and District Amalgamated Society of Anglers’ offers both individual membership, and membership through club affiliation. Members can fish any of our 40+ waters, and automatically gain social membership to The Anglers Club. Yearbooks Individual Membership now available Buy Now.

Breaks Fold Farm is the perfect base from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales, Nidderdale AONB and the Washburn Valley. You can find our farm on the edge of the stunning Thruscross reservoir with excellent access to a multitude of local attractions and outdoor activities. Enjoy a stroll from Leeds city centre to Kirkstall and Shipley on this waterside walk along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. There's lots of pretty locks, lovely Yorkshire countryside and views of the River Aire which runs alongside the canal.

Summary: The walk around the perimeter of Fewston Reservoir is one of the best of all the reservoir Walks in the Leeds and Harrogate Area. The paths are well maintained on all of the mile walk. Additionally the views of the reservoir and the immediate countryside are virtually unobstructed. Leeds Polytechnic (now Leeds Metropolitan University) Building Dept: Children of Auron: cloning plant Somewhere near Ripon: Aftermath: ridge from which the Mellanbys fire on Sarrans A reservoir near Ripon (maybe on Hebden Moor): City at the Edge of the World: Kezaarn surface Thruscross Reservoir, near Greenhow Hill: Children of Auron: escape.


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City of Leeds - Thruscross Reservoir by G. A. J. Young Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thruscross Reservoir is the northernmost of four reservoirs in the Washburn valley, lying north of Otley and west of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England, near the hamlet of Thruscross. It can be found on an unclassified road from the A59 road [1] (where the road from Otley joins.)Coordinates: 54°1′1″N 1°46′24″W / °N.

Thruscross Reservoir is the northernmost of four reservoirs in the Washburn valley, lying north of Otley and west of Harrogate, near the village of Thruscross. It can be found along an unclassified road from the A59 at Blubberhouses, where the road from Otley joins.

Construction of Thruscross reservoir was completed inmuch later than the other three reservoirs which date back to the nineteenth century. Thruscross Reservoir is the most northerly of the four reservoirs in the Wasburn valley and is famous as the reservoir that drowned the village of West End.

Whereas Washburn’s other three reservoirs were constructed in the late ’s, Thruscross Reservoir wasn’t built until Leeds, United Kingdom 16 contributions 18 helpful votes Great views but over improved and dog infested This walk used to be wilder, less frequented and a great opportunity to experience the wonders of nature and the occasional glimpse of wildlife/5(40).

Thruscross Reservoir Introduction to Walk Region - Nidderdale AONB. County/Area - North Yorkshire. Author - Yorkshire Water. Length - miles / km.

Ascent - feet / 76 metres. Time - 2 hours 30 minutes. Grade - easy. The Washburn Valley in North Yorkshire offers some stunning scenery and this circuit of Thruscross Reservoir provides a good introduction to the geography, geology. Looking back to Thruscross Reservoir Another feature of Rocking Hall is the City of Leeds - Thruscross Reservoir book rocking stone stood between the main hut and a second building which reputedly last rocked over years ago.

Then there is a grotesque stone carved face taking guard above the main door. The upper reservoir, Thruscross, is a mass concrete gravity dam constructed in The upper three eservoirs supply water to Leeds while the lowest, Lindley.

car Parking at blackmoorfoot is on the roadside on reservoir road near point 1 - please park carefully and have consideration for other road users. Facilities os Map: ol21 – south Pennines. description This walk provides wide views of blackmoorfoot reservoir.

running along 3 sides of the reservoir, the route encompasses woodland and tranquil. Langsett Reservoir sits at the north eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, less than 5 miles south west of Penistone.

Scammonden Reservoir Don’t be put off by how close this reservoir is to the M62 reservoir, it is a still a haven of peace and tranquillity. I followed the track down to Thruscross reservoir, a couple of minutes from here. Beneath the ice was the remains of West End village, abandoned in the mid 's and flooded to provide water for the growing population of Leeds.

This was West End Mill, a flax mill that was once thriving in the late 's and early years of the twentieth century. City of Leeds - Thruscross Reservoir Investigation of the hydraulic design of the overflow spillway and tailwater channel 11pp.

17 figs (Jan. ) RR G.A.J. Young and C.K. Warren Report of model tests on the Lamaload Dam spillway system 9pp. 13 figs (Mar. THRUSCROSS Reservoir lies north of the A59 and to the west of the lower reaches of Nidderdale. The four-and-a-half mile walk around the reservoir visits the remains of a drowned village, some wild.

Thruscross Reservoir Dog Walking. The trail around the reservoir is ideal for dog walking and you'll probably see other owners on a fine day. Further Information and Other Local Ideas. At the southern end of the reservoir the Dales Way Link waymarked trail can be found.

You could pick up the trail and follow it west up onto Rocking Moor. total area of our study is bordered by the ‟s Thruscross reservoir and is shown on the plan below.

The hamlet of Thruscross Green was chosen as an area of study because it appeared self-contained and possessed landscape features that suggests early settlement and a history typical of the Upper Washburn Valley.

Map of the Washburn Valley from Swinsty Reservoir to Thruscross. Taken from Tom Bradley, The Washburn (Leeds: Old Hall Press, [first published ]), held by the Local and Family Histories Library, Leeds Central Library.

From ‘trick or treat’ to putting on that scary movie, Halloween has a particularly strong resonance within people. Introduction: Thruscross Reservoir is the last of four reservoirs, as you head north up the Washburn Valley, in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The others are Fewston, Swinsty and Lindley Wood. Whereas the latter stem from Victorian times, Thruscross was constructed in the s and was completed in This walk description is from Thruscross Reservoir Introduction: Thruscross Reservoir is the last of four reservoirs, as you head north up the Washburn Valley, in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The others are Fewston, Swinsty and Lindley Wood. Whereas the latter stem from Victorian times, Thruscross was. Breaks Fold Farm was originally compulsory purchased by Leeds Corporation (now Yorkshire Water). In the village of West End was flooded to make way for Thruscross Reservoir.

Once a valley buzzing with life and busy yarn industry, its hard to believe as you stroll along the paths.

Thruscross reservoir revealing the submerged village of West End. Thruscross Reservoir, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. likes. Thruscross Reservoir is the northernmost of four reservoirs in the Washburn valley, lying /5().

This walk of miles follows the edge of Thruscross Reservoir, the top most and newest reservoir of the Washburn Valley. Often referred to as ‘West End’ after the village it swallowed up, Thruscross is famous for the appearance of the village when water levels hit severe lows.A variety of terrain is included in this clockwise circuit of Thruscross Reservoir with woodland, rough pasture and moorland adding a more challenging element to the route.

The start is the car park at the western end Thruscross Dam from where the route starts.Thruscross Reservoir is the northernmost of four reservoirs in the Washburn valley, lying north of Otley and west of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England, near the hamlet of Thruscross.

It can be found on an unclassified road from the A59 road (where the road from Otley joins.).