TF2675 : Roadside Hedge and Field

taken 13 years ago, 3 km from Belchford, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Roadside Hedge and Field
Roadside Hedge and Field
Since the labour intensive practice of hedge laying ceased in the 1960's and was replaced by mechanical flaying, hedges in the Lincolnshire Wolds have become like this, boundary markers of little use to wildlife. The ploughed field behind is white with chalk although the soil is underlain by glacial boulder clay rather than chalk. In the ice age, the ice sheets moved over the chalk hills to the east in a westerly direction, as a result the boulder clay which was deposited in a large area to the west of the Wolds is full of chalk pebbles.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 19 April, 2006
Farmland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 267 752 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.5210N 0:6.1267W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 268 750
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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