SP7006 : County boundary marker

taken 5 years ago, near to Thame, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

County boundary marker
County boundary marker
This marker is in the middle of SP7006 : Thame Bridge on the old Thame Road on the outskirts of the town of Thame, named after the river.
The River Thame forms the boundary between Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire for a few miles between a point just north of the town and a mile or so to the west of Ickford.
River Thame
The River Thame (pronounced "Tame") rises in the northern Chilterns as a combination of several streams to the north of Aylesbury. It meanders for about 40 miles through Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, past the town named after it until it meets The Thames at Dorchester on Thames (Oxon). At most times it is a fairly insubstantial river, especially in its more northerly reaches, but after heavy rains it can become far bigger - such as after the prolonged series of downpours experienced from Dec 2013 to Feb 2014; then it bursts its banks and floods the neighbouring land - mostly farmland - in its wide shallow valley.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Thame 
River (from Tags)
Thame 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7035 0650 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.1671N 0:58.9361W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7035 0650
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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