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August 8, 2020

Heritage Open Days 2020

Unfortunately, it has not been possible to arrange a minibus tour this year but I will be running an on-line presentation. Saturday 12 September: 18.30-19.30 A Complete History of the Drainage of the Isle of Axholme Join us for a fascinating online talk on the history of the drainage of the Isle of Axholme. The Isle of Axholme was formerly completely surrounded by marshland. Although […]

May 19, 2019

Trent Aegir – Friday 19th April – Morning

05:56 M180 Bridge 06:04 Just South of West Butterwick 06:22 Trent Aegir – Kelfield Drain Pumping Station. 06:28 Trent Aegir – Owston Ferry Pumping Station 06:32 Trent Aegir – just south of Owston Ferry. 06:39 – Trent Aegir – Just south of Gunthorpe 06:47 – Trent Aegir – Stockwith Turn 07:09 – Trent Aegir – Gainsborough

February 21, 2019

Aegir – Thursday 21st February 2019 – Morning

05:56 Keadby Bridge. No discernible bore – just a change in direction of flow. 06:09 Aegir visible at M180 bridge but too dark for photo or video 06:39 Aegir just missed by Craig at Owston Ferry The Aegir was about 25 minutes ahead of prediction at Gainsborough and 21 minutes ahead of prediction at Owston Ferry

January 15, 2012

New Car Park on Crowle Moors

There is now a new car park on Crowle Moors – I’m not sure that it has been officially opened yet but it is usable. Previously parking for waking on the moors was difficult but this will make it so much easier. Kissing gates have been put in to provide direct access across to the moors. It is located at the bottom of Dole Road […]

January 1, 1970

Edward Lear Limerick

There was an old person of Crowle, Who lived in the nest of an owl; When they screamed in the nest, He screamed out with the rest, That depressing old person of Crowle. Edward Lear Originally published in “More Nonsense Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc.” 1872.