TF1606 : Village triangle

taken 5 months ago, near to Peakirk, Peterborough, Great Britain

Village triangle
Village triangle
With the war memorial, a besk-kept village sign, and the remains (much modified) of the pump.

See TF1606 : Half a pump and

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The Fens

The Fens, also known as the Fenland, is a naturally marshy region in eastern England. Most of the fens were drained several centuries ago, resulting in a flat, damp, low-lying agricultural region.
A fen is the local name for an individual area of marshland or former marshland and also designates the type of marsh typical of the area, which has neutral or alkaline water chemistry and relatively large quantities of dissolved minerals, but few other plant nutrients.
Fenland primarily lies around the coast of the Wash; it reaches into four counties: Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and a small area of Suffolk, as well as the historic county of Huntingdonshire. In whole it occupies an area of nearly 1,500 sq miles.
Most of the Fenland lies within a few metres of sea level. As with similar areas in the Netherlands, much of the Fenland originally consisted of fresh- or salt-water wetlands, which have been artificially drained and continue to be protected from floods by drainage banks and pumps.

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TF1606, 148 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 July, 2021   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 14 July, 2021
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport  Flat landscapes 
Place (from Tags)
Peakirk 
Season (from Tags)
Summer 
Primary Subject of Photo
Village 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1689 0663 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.6895N 0:16.4282W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1689 0662
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Mid Summer  War Memorial  Former Village Pump  Best Kept Village Sign  Grass Triangle 

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