ST0542 : The ford at Kentsford Farm

taken 9 years ago, near to Washford, Somerset, Great Britain

The ford at Kentsford Farm
The ford at Kentsford Farm
A three-way ford, with a tractor bridge that is submerged in floods and the original bridge for pedestrians. Also hidden in the bushes to the right of the bridge is a sluicegate for the papermill water intake channel. Sluices and leets are probably no modern phenomenon here, as the farm used to employ a water-meadow system. (I seem to remember there is still a building that used to be a watermill. Don't quote me on that!)
Sluice: Link
Opposite direction: Link
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Date Taken
Monday, 3 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 April, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0579 4256 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.4694N 3:20.9420W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0581 4254
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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