SK9923 : West Glen river in spate

taken 9 years ago, near to Swayfield, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

West Glen river in spate
West Glen river in spate
Swollen by autumn rains, the West Glen is in full spate. The river was running at about 5 metres/minute when this photo was taken.

This is the same bridge seen in SK9923 : Bridge over the West Glen River and SK9923 : The West Glen River . It was rebuilt in about 1974 after the river rose above the road level in heavy flooding. The brick arches were reconstructed and the road deck strengthened with reinforced concrete. Although the brick Niche was reconstructed the small stone figure that used to stand in it was lost and has not been replaced.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 July, 2010
River (from Tags)
West Glen 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 998 233 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.9308N 0:31.2636W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 997 234
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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