NZ1465 : Flooded farmland near Heddon Haughs

taken 11 months ago, near to Throckley, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain

Flooded farmland near Heddon Haughs
Flooded farmland near Heddon Haughs
View south-east from Heddon on the Wall into the Tyne valley towards Newcastle. Newburn Bridge is on the left NZ1665 : Newburn Bridge from Heddon on the Wall. The River Tyne flows beneath the bridge then curves round horizontally across the centre of the photo, hidden by trees, situated behind the houses on the right centre NZ1565 : Moore Court, Newburn. The river is tidal here and steep banks mainly protect flooding of the flood plain even after the prolonged rain of this autumn. The cause of flooding is not the river but the Reigh Burn and Throckley pond NZ1565 : Reigh Pond, east end located behind the wedge of trees on the left side which overfills from underground colliery workings and floods onto the satuarated farmland around.

The terrace of houses in the centre of the photo is Blayney Row NZ1565 : Blayney Row, Newburn
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 November, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 November, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Air, Sky, Weather 
Primary Subject of Photo
Flood 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1485 6569 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.1353N 1:46.1686W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 12895 66553
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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