TA2227 : Stud Farm, Burstwick

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

Stud Farm, Burstwick
Stud Farm, Burstwick
Flooded fields south of Stud Farm, Burstwick, looking north-northeast from the disused Hull to Withernsea railway line. Burstwick Drain has proved unable to cope with the huge volume of water being channelled south and west towards the River Humber after recent heavy rains. The drain and other smaller ones overflowed onto the surrounding farmland creating a shallow lake with very few patches of dry land in between, stretching for almost three kilometres from the greenhouses near Hall Bridge in Burstwick to the Villa Lane junction on the A1033 between Hedon and Thorngumbald. When this photograph was taken the water in some places had already receded by a foot or more, thanks largely to a concerted effort by the fire brigade.
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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 223 273 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.7032N 0:8.8176W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 222 271
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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