TA3200 : Tetney Blow Wells Nature Reserve

taken 4 years ago, near to Tetney, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Tetney Blow Wells Nature Reserve
Tetney Blow Wells Nature Reserve
Here the reeds have been cut and removed to allow grasses and wildflowers to grow.
Blow wells are artesian springs where water under pressure escapes from the chalk through structural weaknesses in the boulder clay.
The 4 blow wells used to provide water for Cleethorpes, but bore holes (on the same site) are now used to reduce the risk of contamination from the associated ponds (well, the kids do swim in them).
Howevever Tetney gets its water not from here but from a bore at Fulstow.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 3224 0071 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.1897N 0:0.5071W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 3222 0072
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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