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NAME: Rutland Water
LOCATION: Rutland Water, Rutland
COPYRIGHT OWNER: Daniel Spencer 
NOTES: Quite an old photo (1985), but still in excellent condition. It shows the water before the large numbers of windsurfers and sailing boats arrived on the scene!

Rutland Water is the largest man-made reservoir in Western Europe, completed in 1977. It contains over 124 billion litres of water.


NAME: Thornton Reservoir
LOCATION: Thornton, Leicestershire
COPYRIGHT OWNER: iLeicestershire Walking
NOTES: The village in the background is Thornton, the church of St Peter just visible above the trees. This picture was taken on a winters day.