TL4550 : Little Shelford: Bradmere Pond in January

taken 5 years ago, near to Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Little Shelford: Bradmere Pond in January
Little Shelford: Bradmere Pond in January
The nearby information board explains that “Bradmere Pond was once a wide and shallow lake which, during times of flood, may well have been up to a kilometre wide as the name (Old English for 'broad lake') indicates. The water was drained, probably in late medieval times, through the construction of a ditch along the border between the parishes of Newton and Little Shelford. The willow trees around the pond are regularly pollarded to retain light levels for the pond wildlife.” Coots, mallard and moorhens nest here and kingfishers, grey heron and pipistrelle bats are visitors.
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Date Taken
Friday, 15 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 January, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Woodland, Forest 
Season (from Tags)
Winter 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4577 5079 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:8.1711N 0:7.7084E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4575 5076
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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