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REVEALED: Video and more photos of the lost villages ‘drowned’ beneath Ladybower Reservoir

They were lost to the world nearly 75 years ago - but here’s another glimpse of the villages drowned and sitting at the bottom of Ladybower Reservoir.

The villages of Ashopton and Derwent were both demolished and flooded in 1943 with thousands of gallons of water pouring down onto abandoned homes, pubs and shops to create the reservoir to serve Sheffield and the East Midlands.

Ashopton was lost in 1943.

Ashopton was lost in 1943.