SU5391 : The Ladygrove Ditch

taken 7 years ago, near to Didcot, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

The Ladygrove Ditch
The Ladygrove Ditch
Looking a bit down at heel here with a low water level and dead reeds, the Ladygrove Ditch is a natural stream rising from small springs in the Upper Greensand around the east side of Didcot.
The channel has been extensively re-contoured through this urban district to contain increased run off from all the new building on former farmland, but at least the stream isn't in a concrete trough or completely covered over as would have happened in less environmental days.
The houses are on Weycroft and Beaulieu Mews, off Blackwater Way, following the local theme of naming all the streets after rivers.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5319 9111 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.9787N 1:13.9902W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5316 9105
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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