TF1722 : Former grain store

taken 5 years ago, near to Guthram Gowt, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Former grain store
Former grain store
Dating back to when this was a working farm, is this grain store. Notice the iron shutters along the ground level for the ventilation holes used when drying grain.
Willow Tree Fen :: TF1721

Using land purchased in 2009 the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is seeking to recreate the original undrained wetland of the fens.

The reserve lies to the south of the River Glen, and is crossed along that boundary by the Macmillan way national trail. It is nearly continuous with the Pinchbeck Slipe and Baston Fen reserves, making a continual natural habitat from the A15 to Pinchbeck Bar. The Souther Edge is the pair of drains that form the Counter Drain, and the western end is marked by the old railway bridge that once took the Bourne to Spalding railway across that drain.

There is a small car park at the entrance, but it is possible to drive right through the reserve to the banks of the River Glen, where there is disabled parking and access to a proper visitor centre. Be warned that Counter Drain Road (the method of access to the southern side) is one of the bumpiest in the whole of Lincolnshire.

The official web site is at LinkExternal link and there is another at LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Nature Reserve 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 174 224 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.1953N 0:15.6114W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 174 224
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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