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Dovestone wooded area

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This is the view from the wooded area just above the boat club house at Dovestone resorvoir in Saddleworth.

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A: Dovestones east shore

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B: Dovestones Northshore

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D: Dovestones Resorvoir

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E: Rickity old bridge

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F: Binn Green view

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I: Dovestones top resorvoir

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