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18th century map of Whittlesey Mere

Whittlesey Mere

History of Whittlesey Mere

In 1851 the last of the great inland lakes of the region, Whittlesey Mere between Ramsey and Peterborough, vanished.

Whittlesea Mere (MoC)

Whittlesey Mere after drainage (MoC42/68)

The top of the wooden post was once level with the surface of the ground.

Read Enid Porter’s essay: Whittlesey Mere

Whittlesea Mere, Enid Porter notes


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