Blithfield Reservoir

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Date:1955 - 1960 (c.)

Description:The causeway carrying the B5013 across Blithfield Reservoir.

Blithfield is the largest reservoir in Staffordshire, being 2 miles (3.2km) long, covering an area of 790 acres (320 hectares) with a maximum depth of 47 feet (14.3 metres). It was built by the South Staffordshire Water Works Company and officially opened on 27 of October 1953 by Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother. Yachting is permitted on the southern half of the reservoir.

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