Eyebrook Reservoir


Eyebrook Reservoir

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type = reservoir
inflow = Eye Brook
outflow = Eye Brook
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Eyebrook Reservoir is a reservoir in the East Midlands of England formed 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 War it was used as a practice site for the dambuster raids. It has been a trout fishery since 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.

External links

* [http://www.eyebrook.com Eyebook Trout Fishery]


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