Rudyard Lake is in fact a reservoir, built in the 18th century to ensure a continuous supply of water to the local canal. It was here that John Lockwood Kipling met the woman who was to become his wife. They loved the place so much, they named their son after the lake. Rudyard Kipling became a famous Edwardian author.
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