J3125 : Plaque, Ben Crom Reservoir

taken 15 years ago, 7 km NNE of Attical, Co Down, Northern Ireland

Plaque, Ben Crom Reservoir
Plaque, Ben Crom Reservoir
Commemorative plaque at the Ben Crom reservoir, marking the laying of the foundation stone at the bginning of construction on 8th October 1954. The reservoir was completed 3 years later.
The Ben Crom Reservoir

The reservoir, the last part of the Belfast Water Commissioners plan for the area, was constructed in the upper Silent Valley from 1953-57 to hold and supply water into the larger Silent Valley Reservoir below. The dam wall is 700 feet across and the reservoir has a total capacity of 1.7 million gallons.

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Monday, 28 December, 2009   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 14 January, 2010
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Commemorative plaques   (more nearby)
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Irish: geotagged! J 315 254 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.6477N 5:59.2288W
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Irish: geotagged! J 315 254
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