SO8454 : Flood levels, Worcester

taken 11 years ago, near to Worcester, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Flood levels, Worcester
Flood levels, Worcester
Beside the entrance to the Watergate to College Green by Worcester Cathedral some of the flood levels have been marked on the wall. The July 2007 flood level has recently been added (top right) this puts the flood in context with other high floods of the past, the highest in living memory was the flood of March 1947, the mark for this flood on the extreme left and is around one foot higher than the 2007 flood. The larger plaque at the top marks the highest known flood of 1770.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 15 May, 2008   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 15 May, 2008
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Floods   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 849 543 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.2365N 2:13.3198W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 849 543
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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