TF4411 : "Roman Bank" in Leverington

taken 6 years ago, near to Leverington, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

"Roman Bank" in Leverington
"Roman Bank" in Leverington
This old sea bank was once the edge of The Wash, which extended in a long triangular marsh from the current coastline north of Sutton Bridge to nearby Wisbech. The River Nene meandered through the marshes between this bank and one on its eastern side, see LinkExternal link
Goods were transported from ships on The Nene to the village along several large creeks through the marshes and there are still several large properties which evolved from rich merchants houses in the village. In 1773 The River Nene was straightened between Wisbech and Tydd and the marshes were slowly reclaimed from The Wash. See LinkExternal link for more information
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Date Taken
Thursday, 6 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Estuary, Marine 
Former (from Tags)
Sea Bank 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4487 1107 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.6781N 0:8.4843E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4485 1111
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Sea Bank  Old Sea Bank  Roman Bank  Bushes  Footpath 

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