SK9771 : Lincoln: Brayford Pool and view up to the cathedral

taken 6 months ago, near to Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Lincoln: Brayford Pool and view up to the cathedral
Lincoln: Brayford Pool and view up to the cathedral
For the view from the same spot a little over 60 years before, see SK9771 : Lincoln, 1956: north view across Brayford Pool.
Brayford Pool
It is believed that Brayford (Broad Ford) Pool is where Lincolnís name and earliest habitation is derived; the Iron Age people called the place Llyn (pool of water) Don (settlement on a hill). The Romans Latinised the name to Lindensium shortened to Lindum. Eventually about 80AD it became a colony town where Roman Legionaries were allowed to retire to and was renamed Lindum Colonia. Over the centuries the name developed into Lincoln.
River Witham
The River Witham is a 82 mile long river, almost entirely in Lincolnshire. It rises south of Grantham close to South Witham, passes Lincoln and Boston, finally flowing into The Haven, a tidal arm of The Wash. The river is navigable from Lincoln to Boston.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 November, 2019
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
River (from Tags)
Witham  River Witham 
Canal (from Tags)
Fossdyke 
Place (from Tags)
Brayford Pool  Lincoln 
Cathedral (from Tags)
Lincoln 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9733 7111 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.6875N 0:32.6078W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9729 7103
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Pool  Fossdyke Navigation  Brayford Pool  Lincoln 

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