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The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire: With a Description of the River ...

by James Sandby Padley

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  The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire. with a Description of the River Witham and Its Improvements Up to with Maps, Etc - Scholar's Choice . The Great Fen or simply the fens or the fenland, stretches across a huge area of the eastern counties, in Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Lincolnshire and the Soke of Peterborough in is a low-lying area, much of it below sea level, a naturally marshy region. Once the Great Fen was a vast landscape of marshes, bogs and reeds, with seasonal fields and small farms.

In Padley’s book The Fens and Floods of mid-Lincolnshire, with a description of the river Witham. Elbe-Elster ( words) case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article runs through the district. The district is part of the Lusatia region. The fens along. Floods Ferry Marina is set to be one of the most tranquil parks in the heart of the Fens. Our central location within the Fens puts the market town of March is just 5 miles away, also attractions such as Wisbech (Capital of the Fens), Welney wildfowl trust, Ely and Peterborough are less than an hour drive away, or just sit, relax, take in the.

A History of the Fens of South Lincolnshire: Being a Description of the Rivers Witham and Welland and Their Estuary, and an Account of the Reclamation, Drainage, and Enclosure of the Fens Adjacent Thereto. William Henry Wheeler. J. M. Newcomb, - Drainage - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.   The Fens on the east coast of England are divided between the grey river silt deposit areas and the black peaty areas. Accordingly, people lived there in ways which adapted to the marshy ground and water courses and their fertility and s:


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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. With a Description of the River Item Preview The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire: With a Description of the River Pages:   $ The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire: With a Description of the River Witham, in Its Neglected State Beforeand Its Improvements Up toWith Maps, Plans, &C (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Janu Author: James Sandby Padley.

The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire; With a Description of the River Witham, in Its Neglected State Beforeand Its Improvements Up to with Maps, Plans, &C Paperback – 13 Sept. by James Sandby Padley (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: James Sandby Padley.

In Padley’s book The Fens and Floods of mid-Lincolnshire, with a description of the river Witham was published inThis specifically records floods from the Trent which affected Lincoln in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries as well as the improments to river Witham to make it Born:Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, England.

Synopsis Excerpt from The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire: With a Description of the River Witham, in Its Neglected State Beforeand Its Improvements Up toWith Maps, Plans, &C Lieutenant of the County (earl Brownlow), were desirous of having a plan of the Burton Hunt : Paperback. The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire.

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The Fens, also known as the Fenlands, is a coastal plain in eastern natural marshy region supports a rich ecology and numerous species, as well as absorbing storms. Most of the fens were drained centuries ago, resulting in a flat, dry, low-lying agricultural region supported by a system of drainage channels and man-made rivers (dykes and drains) and automated pumping stations.

Across its surface the Rivers Witham, Welland, Nen, and Ouse flow into the North Sea indentation between Lincolnshire and Norfolk known as The Wash, but the natural drainage has largely been replaced by artificial channels.

The area is essentially a flooded clay plain with slight “island” eminences, notably Ely. The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire; With a Description of the River Witham by James Sandby Padley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Padley James Sandby - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Sign On My Account Basket Help. Lincolnshire, administrative, geographic, and historic county in eastern England, extending along the North Sea coast from the Humber estuary to The Wash. The administrative, geographic, and historic counties cover slightly different areas, with the administrative county comprising seven districts.

The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire: With a Description of the River Witham by James Sandby Padley The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. Wells, Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire, with a description of the River Witham J.

Padley, History of Wisbech and the Fens. Walker and Craddock, Fen Sketches, a Description of the Great Level of the Fens. Clarke, THE FENS—Continued.

An Account of Religious Houses on the Eastern Side of the Witham. The fens and floods of mid-Lincolnshire, with a description of the river Witham, in its neglected state beforeand its improvements up to With maps, plans, &c.

By James Sandby. J S Padley in his book The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire with a description of the River Witham in its neglected state before and its improvements up to published in describes the East Fen as follows. The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire.

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Floods, Faults And - $   A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. 'Francis Pryor brings the magic of the Fens to life in a deeply personal and utterly enthralling way' TONY ROBINSON. 'Pryor feels the land rather than simply knowing it' GUARDIAN.

Inland from the Wash, on England's eastern cost, crisscrossed by substantial rivers and punctuated by soaring church spires, are the low-lying, marshy and mysterious s: An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker.

The fens and floods of mid-Lincolnshire Item Preview remove-circle EMBED (for hosted blogs and item description> tags). Flood risk – the true story Much has been written recently about “Flood Risk” and Burton Waters in particular, is built on land which in the past has been subject to flooding.

In his book ‘The Fens and Floods of Mid Lincolnshire’ published inJ.S. Padley, who was both County Surveyor of Lindsey and Surveyor of the Sewers of. The Fens on the east coast of England are divided between the grey river silt deposit areas and the black peaty areas.

Accordingly, people lived there in ways which adapted to the marshy ground and water courses and their fertility and flooding/5(22). flooding in the fens and remedial measures taken.

maritime and waterways engineering division. description of the river witham and its estuary, and of the various works carried out in connection therewith, for the drainage of the fens, and the improvement of the navigation.

book reviews. v. s. hope, d. beadman, d. russell, g. card.page 99 of 'The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire. With a description of the River Witham. and its improvements up to With maps, etc'. page 99 of 'The Fens and Floods of Mid-Lincolnshire.The Fens poem by John Clare.

Wandering by the rivers edgeI love to rustle through the sedgeAnd through the woods of reed to tear.