- Eyebrook Reservoir
lake_name = Eyebrook Reservoir
coords = coord|52.5504|N|0.7413|W|type:waterbody_region:GB|display=inline,title
basin_countries = United Kingdom
Eyebrook Reservoir is a
reservoirin the East Midlandsof Englandformed by the damming of the Eye Brook. It straddles the border between Leicestershire(to the west) and Rutland(to the east).
It was built during the 1930s by Stewarts and Lloyds to supply water to their steel works at
Corby, now part of Corus. During the Second World Warit was used as a practice site for the dambusterraids. It has been a trout fisherysince 1942 and is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Nearby villages are Stoke Dry, to the north, and Caldecott, to the south and near the dam.Eyebrook is an ideal place for bird watching.
* [http://www.eyebrook.com Eyebook Trout Fishery]
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