TF4509 : The final crop of wheat in Wisbech

taken 9 years ago, near to Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

The final crop of wheat in Wisbech
The final crop of wheat in Wisbech
This field on Barton Road, Wisbech belongs to The National Trust and is part of the Peckover Estate. Its historical name is Small Meadow Field. It has been farmed by 3 generations of the Humphrey family and presumably farmed by others before them. However, this stubble field is soon to be ploughed and seeded with grass to create new playing fields for the adjoining private grammar school, thanks to the current benevolent tenant agreeing to give up his tenancy. It makes a change to the current trend of selling off playing fields for development. To see the last 3 tenants see LinkExternal link LinkExternal link LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 28 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Flat landscapes 
Field (from Tags)
Stubble 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4538 0943 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.7860N 0:8.8932E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4528 0937
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Stubble Field  National Trust  National Trust Land  The National Trust 

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