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The Fens & West Norfolk

Trevor Allen Bevis

The Fens & West Norfolk

selected places of interest incorporating a history of Wisbech castles

by Trevor Allen Bevis

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Published by T. A. Bevis in March (Cambs.) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fens, The (England),
  • Norfolk (England),
  • England,
  • Wisbech.
    • Subjects:
    • Castles -- England -- Wisbech.,
    • Fens, The (England) -- Description and travel.,
    • Norfolk (England) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Trevor A. Bevis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.F33 B38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[2], 34 p.
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5771292M
      ISBN 100901680001
      LC Control Number71503577
      OCLC/WorldCa97606

      "The Fens", or "the fenlands", are different. This is the name given to an area of land in north west Norfolk, north east Cambridgeshire and south Lincolnshire. Very roughly, the boundary is marked by King's Lynn and Downham Market in Norfolk; Ely and Peterborough in Cambridgeshire; and Bourne, Sleaford, Lincoln and Skegness in Lincolnshire. The Fens is a great walking trail with peaceful ponds and nice views of the Prudential Tower. There’s a beautiful rose garden and Victory Gardens - co-gardening spaces. Read more4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

      There is nothing better than finding a picturesque location to go on an adventure. You don't have to look much further than The Fens in Norfolk. The countryside is the perfect place for walkers and The Fens provides a location that is every walker's dream, the great outdoors is easily accessible from villages and towns nearby. The Wash is a rectangular bay and estuary at the north-west corner of East Anglia on the East coast of England, where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire, and both border the North of the broadest estuaries in the United Kingdom, it is fed by the rivers Witham, Welland, Nene and Great is a 62,hectare (,acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest.

      Fascinating Fens. 74 likes. Promoting and exploring #TheFens, through heritage, creativity, nature, wellbeing and accessibility. #CelebrateTheFens. The home of #MuscovyAndEeli. Mrs West, from Sudbury, said: "I found the Fens an ideal place to write about - it is the third book I have written and they are all about waterscapes in East Anglia." The novel centres on a family, the Deschamps, whose steady life is interrupted by the arrival of Scottish prisoners of war to help drain the Fens.


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The Fens & West Norfolk by Trevor Allen Bevis Download PDF EPUB FB2

West Norfolk's rural landscape is ideal for cycling across The region's coast and waterways are perfect for sailing To the south of King’s Lynn, the ancient town of Downham Market The Fens & West Norfolk book the gateway to a mysterious and magical Fens, where the sheer sense of space, vast skies, wildlife and total tranquillity are not to be missed.

Fens, also called Fenland, natural region of ab sq mi (40, sq km) of reclaimed marshland in eastern England, extending north to south between Lincoln and 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.

The Fens, or Fenland(s), are a naturally marshy region in eastern England. Most of the fens were drained several centuries ago. They are now mostly a flat, damp, low-lying agricultural region.

A fen is an individual area of marshland or former marshland. The marsh is (or was) neutral or alkaline water with relatively large quantities of dissolved minerals, but few other plant nutrients.

There are around square miles of West Norfolk and every single one of them has something to surprise, inspire and delight, with stunning nature reserves, Fens waterlands, glorious sandy beaches, the seaside resort of Hunstanton, maritime history of King's Lynn, and country homes including Sandringham, the Queen's rural retreat.

Buy THE FENS & WEST NORFOLK SELECTED PLACES OF INTEREST by Bevis, Trevor A. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Trevor A. Bevis. Introduction The Fens are unique with a history and character all of their own.

This area of England fans out from the Wash across Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, and West Norfolk, UK. Synopsis Noted archaeologist and television historian Francis Pryor provides an illuminating history of the East Anglian fens in this disarming account that merges the science of the dig with personal recollection.

A paean to the steeples and soil of a land rich in historical import, The Fens is a wonderfully evocative read. 15 May • am As a new book reveals the bleak beauty of the Fens, Anna Pavord journeys into Britain’s largest man-made landscape T he Fens is a place of parallel lines.

There is perhaps. West Norfolk Holiday Guide. The West Norfolk Holiday Guide is a great resource for any holiday to Norfolk. Find quality accommodation, places of interest, quality attractions, travel information and much more.

Download the pdf (mb). We will also happily deliver a West Norfolk brochure straight to your door – Request a brochure (please. 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:   A personal, historical journey across one of the most mysterious regions of England, exploring its archaeology, history, landscape – and place in the English imagination.

The Fens is Britain’s most distinctive, complex, man-made and least understood landscape/5(22). The Fens is an area ofhectares, stretching from Lincoln and Boston in the North, Cambridge to the South and Peterborough to the West. It includes large parts of the counties of Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire and smaller parts of Norfolk and Suffolk.

An introduction to beautiful part of Norfolk that has a fascinating history. The battles fought against rising tides to protect the rich fertile soils and the remains of the prehistoric man and animals that once roamed fee, Iceni Tribes and Roman occupation all sit comfortably waiting to be discovered in this flat land in West Norfolk.

The Iceni (/ aɪ ˈ s iː n aɪ / eye-SEEN-eye, Classical Latin: [ɪˈkeːniː]) or Eceni were a Brittonic tribe of eastern Britain during the Iron Age and early Roman territory included present-day Norfolk and parts of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, and bordered the area of the Corieltauvi to the west, and the Catuvellauni and Trinovantes to the south.

In the Roman period, their. The Fens is an area of low-lying agriculture land that stretches across parts of Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire. Today it provides some of the most fertile farming land in the country but originally the area was covered by marshes, reed-beds and dykes and was frequented only by wild-fowlers and fishermen.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. B leak, desolate and exceedingly flat: like most people, this was my passing impression of the East Anglian Fens. So I wonder if I’ve taken a wrong turn as I follow the winding river Cam.

Water. Norfolk, The Fens have never seen anything quite like the girls from USAF Drampton. Overpaid, overfed and over here. While their men patrol the skies keeping the Soviets at bay, some are content to live the life of the Future Homemakers of America – clip. West Norfolk schools’ project to preserve Fenland tales About years ago people in the Fens would sit around the table at a pub or a club and tell tales about legendary characters and.

The dark area of Fens is the setting for her mystery crime thrillers aided by the remote, airy nature of the marshes. It helps the tales greatly that the field of the Fens is heavily shrouded in dark mystery and superstition. Joy Ellis seems to have fine-tuned not only her love of the area but the intrigue that lies within the marshlands.

The Fenland Ark served worshippers living in the newly-drained remote regions of the Fens towards the end of the 19th century, it was very difficult, almost impossible, to get to church.Williamson goes on to describe the Iron Age "hill forts" of Norfolk - Narborough, South Creake, Holkham, Warham, Thetford, and possibly Tasburgh.

Four of which are clustered up in North West Norfolk, by the North Sea coast, the Wash, and the Fens. He suggests place-name evidence of other lost hillforts in Norfolk.West Fens West Fens.

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