TA2227 : Burstwick Community Primary School

taken 10 years ago, near to Burstwick, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Burstwick Community Primary School
Burstwick Community Primary School
The playground at Burstwick School, flooded by the overflowing Skeckling Drain. The nearby Burstwick Drain and other smaller drains were unable to cope with the huge volume of water being channelled south and west towards the River Humber after recent heavy rains. The drains overflowed onto the surrounding farmland creating a shallow lake with very few patches of dry land in between, stretching for almost three kilometres from Hedon Growers near Hall Bridge at Burstwick to the Villa Lane junction on the A1033 between Hedon and Thorngumbald. When this photograph was taken the standing water in many areas had already receded by a foot or more.
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 June, 2007
Category
Floods   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 229 279 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.0238N 0:8.2759W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 229 279
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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