TL5999 : River Wissey

taken 2 years ago, near to Ten Mile Bank, Norfolk, Great Britain

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River Wissey
River Wissey
The River Wissey is a river in Norfolk. It rises near Bradenham, and flows for nearly 31 miles to join the River Great Ouse at Fordham. The lower 11.2 miles are navigable. The upper reaches are notable for a number of buildings of historic interest, which are close to the banks. The river passes through the parkland of the Arts and Crafts Pickenham Hall, and further downstream, flows through the Army's Stanford Training Area, which was created in 1942 by evacuating six villages. The water provided power for at least two mills, at Hilborough and Northwold. At Whittington, the river becomes navigable, and is surrounded by fenland. A number of pumping stations pump water from drainage ditches into the higher river channel.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5926 9900 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.9312N 0:20.8954E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5931 9897
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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