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Newmillerdam, Wakefield

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Newmillerdam, Wakefield

Newmillerdam is a village and suburb of Wakefield, in West Yorkshire, England. The name also refers to the lake and country park adjacent to the village. Formerly known as Thurstonhaigh, the village got its current name from the construction of a grain mill powered by water from the dammed lake, thus the 'New mill on the dam". The mill still stands, though is nonoperational, and is privately owned.
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3215
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

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