Photo: Mark Stevenson

Mark’s History: Do you know what’s beneath your feet in Wortley?

13 October 2017

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Photographer Mark Stevenson explores a little-known aspect of Wortley’s past in his latest Mark’s History column…

On Green Hill Lane in Wortley stands an old Victorian building which was once part of a Leeds Corparation water works reservoir.

At various points in its history the building has been a house and a plumbers’ merchants.

Some locals only found out about the underground reservoir when the path collapsed some years ago now.

wortley waterworks reservoir

The area has long since been built on, but I wonder if the residents know what lies beneath their feet?


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Debra horner says:

Anyone know who owns it now and how I can get a piece of memorabelia for my mum Margaret Horner her raper