Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

River Leven at Kildale

In spite of yesterday’s rain the River Leven looks very tranquil.

Unlike the state it would have been on the 21st July, 1840, when heavy rain caused the Kildale fish pond to burst causing flooding downstream and washing away Kildale Mill and two stone bridges1Mowbray, J. ‘The Parish of Kildale | Northern Weekly Gazette | Saturday 21 June 1930 | British Newspaper Archive’. 2022. Britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk <https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0003075/19300621/106/0019> [accessed 17 August 2022].







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