TF4116 : Shire Drain, near Tydd St Giles

taken 10 years ago, near to Tydd st Giles, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Shire Drain, near Tydd St Giles
Shire Drain, near Tydd St Giles
This was a medieval drain which ran through the North Level into the Nene washes. It was also called Lady Nunne's Old Eau, after the wife of local nobleman. It was replaced, in 1828. by the much wider, deeper and straighter North Level Main Drain. In places, the Shire Drain is scarcely discernible, but here it is clear and still functioning, particularly after heavy late winter rains.
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TF4116, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 March, 2007   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 11 March, 2007
Category
Drain   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 414 164 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.6165N 0:5.5627E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 413 163
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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