High Water Mark - River Great Ouse, Oakley, Bedfordshire UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 09.928 W 000° 31.612
30U E 669142 N 5782326
Quick Description: A High Water Mark recorded on a pillar on Oakley bridge.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/18/2008 12:00:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM47GN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 34

Long Description:
This old bridge saw the River Great Ouse flood to the mark indicated on the pillar by indented arrows. It was recorded as being this height on November 1st 1823. It is a free-standing circular pillar made of limestone capped with the flood marker. The river rose 16ft above its normal level and drowned many animals.
RIVER GAUGE INFORMATION:
FLOOD NOV 1ST 1823 >THIS HEIGHT<


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