SK6644 : Bulcote NG14, Notts

taken 9 years ago, near to Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

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Bulcote NG14, Notts.
Bulcote NG14, Notts.
Part of the main courtyard of Bulcote Farm at the Stoke Bardolph Estate end of "Old Main Road". The farm is part of the Stoke Bardolph Estate. In the late 1870s several surveys of this estate identified it as a suitable area - with good drainage - where the authorities could dispose of sewerage through spreading it on farm land and letting it seep through into the soil, and where treated effluent could be returned into the River Trent. As a result the Corporation of Nottingham leased 638 acres of land in this area from Earl Manvers in 1878, purchasing the estate later. Sewage spreading was begun on June 1880. The area covered by the farm increased in subsequent years and it soon extended into the neighbouring parish of Bulcote. The Severn Trent Water Authority owned a state-of-the-art farm that was once a fully-functioning agricultural business, selling the milk that was produced from cows grazing on the land. However, its function seems to have changed now to embrace biogas and biofuel production.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 23 May, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Waste, Waste management 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6608 4421 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.4694N 1:1.0211W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6610 4423
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Stoke Bardolph Estate  Severn Trent Authority Establishment  Bulcote Farm 

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