TF2419 : New River Drove

taken 2 years ago, near to Little London, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

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New River Drove
New River Drove
On the west of the New River, is a Bridleway to Spalding, called the New River Drove. It is now part of the Brown Fen Waterway trail, a barely known footpath.

The Brown Fen Trail runs from Boston, south towards Spalding and Crowland, before returning north to Boston via Donington, in a 62 miles loop.
The Fens

The Fens, also known as the Fenland, is a naturally marshy region in eastern England. Most of the fens were drained several centuries ago, resulting in a flat, damp, low-lying agricultural region.
A fen is the local name for an individual area of marshland or former marshland and also designates the type of marsh typical of the area, which has neutral or alkaline water chemistry and relatively large quantities of dissolved minerals, but few other plant nutrients.
Fenland primarily lies around the coast of the Wash; it reaches into four counties: Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and a small area of Suffolk, as well as the historic county of Huntingdonshire. In whole it occupies an area of nearly 1,500 sq miles.
Most of the Fenland lies within a few metres of sea level. As with similar areas in the Netherlands, much of the Fenland originally consisted of fresh- or salt-water wetlands, which have been artificially drained and continue to be protected from floods by drainage banks and pumps.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 June, 2019   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 11 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Paths  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridleway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 2413 1949 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.5259N 0:9.7204W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 24138 19436
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