SP2656 : River Dene in flood, Charlecote Park

taken 6 years ago, near to Charlecote, Warwickshire, Great Britain

River Dene in flood, Charlecote Park
River Dene in flood, Charlecote Park
Looking downstream,WNW, from the road bridge over the River Dene at the edge of Charlecote Park.
The water levels are very high due to prolonged heavy rains.
The River Dene flows into the River Avon about 450 metres from this bridge, at what is normally a small weir.
Charlecote House and Park :: SP2556
Charlecote is a grand 16th century country house, surrounded by its own deer park, on the banks of the River Avon near Wellesbourne. The house was begun in 1558 and extended during the nineteenth century. The house and park have been administered by the National Trust since 1946 and are open to the public (LinkExternal link National Trust Charlecote visitor information).

Charlecote Park covers an area of 185 acres, backing on to the River Avon. The house is a Grade I listed building (English Heritage Building ID:482163 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 23 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2624 5626 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.2368N 1:37.0473W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2629 5625
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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