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Hebden Trial Level - The Story of a Yorkshire Dales Lead Mine

The Leat Supplying Water to the Water Wheel

Photograph of the leat feeding the water wheel at Hebden Horse Level
The line of the leat traversing the slope The beck that supplied water to the leat The storage pond supplied by the leat The track leading up Smithy Hill The edge of the water wheel pit

The storage pond for the original water source of the waterwheel was built at the back of Smithy Hill, and was fed by the leat which may be seen contouring the hill half way up, from the nearby beck. Hovering your mouse above the photograph in the appropriate places will allow you to identify the features in question. This photograph was taken in 2004.