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History of Rudyard
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23rd January 201516th October 2016

History of Rudyard

Before the Reservoir The village of Rudyard as we know it today is largely the result of the creation, at the end of the 18th century, of a reservoir in the valley drained by the Dunsmore Brook, to supply the Caldon Canal.  Before this time Rodehyerd, or Rudierd as it was known, consisted of scattered...

A Collection of Old Postcards Of the Lake
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13th January 201529th May 2015

A Collection of Old Postcards Of the Lake

This is a small sample of some of the many postcards of Rudyard Lake and its surroundings. Many date from the early 20th Century. Some have been hand coloured.