TF1418 : B W Riddle

taken 6 months ago, near to Tongue End, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

B W Riddle
B W Riddle
Riddles was the original scrap yard on Bourne South Fen
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, 18 April, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 May, 2021
Geographical Context
Industry  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Depot 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1444 1874 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.2498N 0:18.3473W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1442 1876
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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