TQ6505 : Fourteen Acre Marsh

taken 8 years ago, near to Pevensey Bay, East Sussex, Great Britain

Fourteen Acre Marsh
Fourteen Acre Marsh
The name of the field according to the 1839 tithe map. Much of the land here was reclaimed during the medieval period with persistent battles against flooding ever since but seemingly worthwhile due to the fertility of the soil that was used for pasture. The melting snow and overnight rain has flooded this field and increased the amount of water in the drain to the right. As well as being used for drainage the latter also serves a purpose as both a fence and a source of water for animals pastured here during the summer months.
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TQ6505, 47 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 January, 2010
Category
Field   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 650 058 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.6925N 0:20.5411E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 651 058
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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