SP5698 : River Sence, Glen Parva near Leicester

taken 12 years ago, near to Glen Parva, Leicestershire, Great Britain

River Sence, Glen Parva near Leicester
River Sence, Glen Parva near Leicester
Looking upstream from the foot bridge on National Cycleway 6. The river was once called the Glene: from the Celtic word glano, meaning 'clean' or 'holy'. The name Sence first appears on early maps around 1600. The river rises from two springs near Billesdon (SK7102), about 18 miles away to the east, and it drops about 170 metres to the ford in LinkExternal link. It joins the River Soar at Jubilee Park in SP5598. The fields beside the river are prone to flooding.
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SP5698, 66 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 June, 2006
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 565 984 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.8777N 1:10.0558W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 564 984
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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