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River Witham

Index River Witham

The River Witham is a river almost entirely in the county of Lincolnshire in the east of England. [1]

104 relations: A1 road (Great Britain), Act of Parliament, Barlings Eau, Bath, Somerset, Beckingham, Lincolnshire, Bicker, Lincolnshire, Billinghay, Boston Rowing Marathon, Boston, Lincolnshire, Brayford Pool, British Museum, British Waterways, Cambridge, Canal & River Trust, Car Dyke, Claypole, Lincolnshire, Colonia (Roman), Coningsby, Dogdyke, Dogdyke Pumping Station, Dogdyke railway station, Easton, Lincolnshire, Environment Agency, Ermine Street, Fens Waterways Link, Fiskerton, Lincolnshire, Foss Dyke, Fosse Way, Grantham, Great Central Railway, Great Northern Railway (Great Britain), Hanseatic League, Henry I of England, High Bridge, Lincoln, Horncastle Canal, Humber, Inland Waterways Association, Internal drainage board, James VI and I, John Grundy Jr., John Grundy Sr., John Rennie the Elder, John Rennie the Younger, John Smeaton, Kirkstead Bridge, Langrick, Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincoln Central railway station, Lincoln Red, ..., Lincoln sheep, Lincoln, England, Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire Curly Coat, Lincolnshire Wolds, Lindum Colonia, List of rivers of the United Kingdom, Listed building, Long Bennington, Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, National Cycle Network, National Cycle Route 1, Newark-on-Trent, Nicholson Guides, North Sea, North Witham, Nottinghamshire, Old European hydronymy, Peterborough, Post-glacial rebound, River Ancholme, River Bain, River Brant, River Cam, River Nene, River Slea, River Trent, River Welland, River Witham sword, RSPB Frampton Marsh, Scheduled monument, Scoop wheel, Sleaford Navigation, South Forty-Foot Drain, South Witham, Southrey, Southrey railway station, Stixwould, Sustrans, Tattershall, The Collection (Lincolnshire), The Haven, Boston, The Wash, Torksey, Transport Act 1962, William Jessop, William Pool (engineer), Witham First District IDB, Witham Navigable Drains, Witham Shield, Witham Third District IDB, World War I, World War II, York. Expand index (54 more) »

A1 road (Great Britain)

The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK, at.

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Act of Parliament

Acts of Parliament, also called primary legislation, are statutes passed by a parliament (legislature).

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Barlings Eau

Barlings Eau is a small river near Barlings, Lincolnshire, England.

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Bath, Somerset

Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.

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Beckingham, Lincolnshire

Beckingham is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Bicker, Lincolnshire

Bicker is a village in the Borough of Boston, Lincolnshire, England.

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Billinghay

Billinghay is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Boston Rowing Marathon

The Boston Rowing Marathon is a rowing head race taking place on the third Sunday of September annually in Lincolnshire, England, over the exceptionally long distance of 49.2 km (30.6 miles).

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Boston, Lincolnshire

Boston is a town and small port in Lincolnshire, on the east coast of England, approximately 100 miles (160 km) north of London.

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Brayford Pool

The Brayford Pool is a natural lake formed from a widening of the River Witham in the centre of the city of Lincoln in England.

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.

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British Waterways

British Waterways, often shortened to BW, was a statutory corporation wholly owned by the government of the United Kingdom.

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Cambridge

Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.

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Canal & River Trust

Canal & River Trust was launched on 12 July 2012, taking over the guardianship of British Waterways (the previous government-owned operator) canals, rivers reservoirs and docks in England and Wales.

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Car Dyke

The Car Dyke was, and to a large extent still is, a -long ditch which runs along the western edge of the Fens in eastern England.

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Claypole, Lincolnshire

Claypole is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Colonia (Roman)

A Roman colonia (plural coloniae) was originally a Roman outpost established in conquered territory to secure it.

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Coningsby

Coningsby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district in Lincolnshire, England.

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Dogdyke

Dogdyke is a hamlet in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Dogdyke Pumping Station

The Dogdyke Engine is a drainage engine near Tattershall, Lincolnshire, in England.

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Dogdyke railway station

Dogdyke railway station was a station on the former Great Northern Railway between Boston and Lincoln.

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Easton, Lincolnshire

Easton is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Environment Agency

The Environment Agency (EA) is a non-departmental public body, established in 1995 and sponsored by the United Kingdom government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), with responsibilities relating to the protection and enhancement of the environment in England (and until 2013 also Wales).

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Ermine Street

Ermine Street is the name of a major Roman road in England that ran from London (Londinium) to Lincoln (Lindum Colonia) and York (Eboracum).

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Fens Waterways Link

The Fens Waterways Link is a project to improve recreational boating opportunities in the counties of Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire, England.

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Fiskerton, Lincolnshire

Fiskerton is a small commuter village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Foss Dyke

The Foss Dyke, or Fossdyke, connects the River Trent at Torksey to Lincoln, the county town of Lincolnshire, and may be the oldest canal in England that is still in use.

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Fosse Way

The Fosse Way was a Roman road in England that linked Exeter (Isca Dumnoniorum) in South West England to Lincoln (Lindum Colonia) in Lincolnshire, via Ilchester (Lindinis), Bath (Aquae Sulis), Cirencester (Corinium) and Leicester (Ratae Corieltauvorum).

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Grantham

Grantham is a town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Great Central Railway

The Great Central Railway (GCR) in England came into being when the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway changed its name in 1897 in anticipation of the opening in 1899 of its London Extension (see Great Central Main Line).

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Great Northern Railway (Great Britain)

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company established by the Great Northern Railway Act of 1846.

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Hanseatic League

The Hanseatic League (Middle Low German: Hanse, Düdesche Hanse, Hansa; Standard German: Deutsche Hanse; Latin: Hansa Teutonica) was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and market towns in Northwestern and Central Europe.

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Henry I of England

Henry I (c. 1068 – 1 December 1135), also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to his death.

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High Bridge, Lincoln

The High Bridge in Lincoln, England, is the oldest bridge in the United Kingdom which still has buildings on it.

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Horncastle Canal

The Horncastle Canal was a broad canal which ran 11 miles from the River Witham to Horncastle in Lincolnshire, England, through twelve locks largely following the course of River Bain.

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Humber

The Humber is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England.

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Inland Waterways Association

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) was formed in 1946 as a registered charity in the United Kingdom to campaign for the conservation, use, maintenance, restoration and sensitive development of British Canals and river navigations.

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Internal drainage board

An internal drainage board (IDB) is a type of operating authority which is established in areas of special drainage need in England and Wales with permissive powers to undertake work to secure clean water drainage and water level management within drainage districts.

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James VI and I

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.

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John Grundy Jr.

John Grundy Jr. (1719–1783) was an English civil engineer, who worked on a number of drainage schemes, canal projects and dock works.

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John Grundy Sr.

John Grundy, Sr. (c.1696 – 1748) was a teacher of mathematics, a land surveyor, and later a civil engineer, who lived in Congerstone, in Leicestershire, England for the first forty years of his life, and then moved to Spalding in Lincolnshire.

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John Rennie the Elder

John Rennie FRSE FRS (7 June 1761 – 4 October 1821) was a Scottish civil engineer who designed many bridges, canals, and docks.

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John Rennie the Younger

Sir John Rennie (30 August 1794 – 3 September 1874) was the second son of engineer John Rennie the Elder, and brother of George Rennie.

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John Smeaton

John Smeaton (8 June 1724 – 28 October 1792) was a British civil engineer responsible for the design of bridges, canals, harbours and lighthouses.

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Kirkstead Bridge

Kirkstead Bridge is a concrete bridge in central Lincolnshire over the River Witham on the B1191.

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Langrick

Langrick is a small village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Leicester

Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.

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Leicestershire

Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.

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Lincoln Central railway station

Lincoln Central railway station serves the city of Lincoln in Lincolnshire, England.

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Lincoln Red

The Lincoln Red is an old breed of beef cattle, originating from Lincolnshire in eastern England.

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Lincoln sheep

The Lincoln, sometimes called the Lincoln Longwool, is a breed of sheep from England.

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Lincoln, England

Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands of England.

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Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.

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Lincolnshire Curly Coat

The Lincolnshire Curly Coat or Lincolnshire Curly-coated, also known as the Baston Pig, is an extinct British breed of domestic pig.

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Lincolnshire Wolds

The Lincolnshire Wolds is a range of hills in the county of Lincolnshire, England.

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Lindum Colonia

Lindum Colonia, was the Roman name for the settlement which is now the City of Lincoln in Lincolnshire.

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List of rivers of the United Kingdom

For details of rivers of the United Kingdom, see.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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Long Bennington

Long Bennington is a linear village and civil parish in South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway

The Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway (MS&LR) was formed by amalgamation in 1847.

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National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network (NCN) is the national cycling route network of the United Kingdom, which was established to encourage cycling throughout Britain, as well as for the purposes of bicycle touring.

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National Cycle Route 1

The cycle-path is located in the United Kingdom.

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Newark-on-Trent

Newark-on-Trent or Newark is a market town and civil parish in the Newark and Sherwood district of the county of Nottinghamshire, in the East Midlands of England.

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Nicholson Guides

The Nicholson Guides are a set of books now published jointly by Bartholomew and the Ordnance Survey as guides to the navigable waterways of England and Wales (and, more recently, Scotland).

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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North Witham

North Witham is a small village and nominally a civil parish in South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England.

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Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire (pronounced or; abbreviated Notts) is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.

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Old European hydronymy

Old European (Alteuropäisch) is the term used by Hans Krahe (1964) for the language of the oldest reconstructed stratum of European hydronymy (river names) in Central and Western Europe.

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Peterborough

Peterborough is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, with a population of 183,631 in 2011.

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Post-glacial rebound

Post-glacial rebound (also called isostatic rebound or crustal rebound) is the rise of land masses after the lifting of the huge weight of ice sheets during the last glacial period, which had caused isostatic depression.

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River Ancholme

The River Ancholme is a river in Lincolnshire, England, and a tributary of the Humber.

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River Bain

The River Bain is a river in Lincolnshire, England, and a tributary of the River Witham.

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River Brant

The River Brant is a long tributary of the River Witham that flows entirely in the county of Lincolnshire, in the east of England.

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River Cam

The River Cam is the main river flowing through Cambridge in eastern England.

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River Nene

The River Nene (or: see below) is a river in the east of England that rises from three sources in Northamptonshire.

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River Slea

The River Slea is a tributary of the River Witham, in Lincolnshire, England.

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River Trent

The River Trent is the third-longest river in the United Kingdom.

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River Welland

The River Welland is a lowland river in the east of England, some long.

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River Witham sword

There are two notable swords known recovered from the River Witham, both kept in the British Museum.

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RSPB Frampton Marsh

Frampton Marsh is a nature reserve in Lincolnshire, England.

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Scheduled monument

In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a "nationally important" archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.

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Scoop wheel

Rim driven Scoop wheel of the Stretham Old Engine, Cambridgeshire A scoop wheel may be a pump or an excavator.

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Sleaford Navigation

The Sleaford Navigation was a 12.5 mile (20.1 km) canalisation of the River Slea in Lincolnshire, England, which opened in 1794.

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South Forty-Foot Drain

The South Forty-Foot Drain, also known as the Black Sluice Navigation, is the main channel for the land-drainage of the Black Sluice Level in the Lincolnshire Fens.

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South Witham

South Witham is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Southrey

Southrey is a village in the civil parish of Bardney in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, and approximately south-east from Bardney.

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Southrey railway station

Southrey railway station is a former station in Southrey, Lincolnshire.

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Stixwould

Stixwould is a small village in the civil parish of Stixwould and Woodhall, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Sustrans

Sustrans is a UK sustainable transport charity.

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Tattershall

Tattershall is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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The Collection (Lincolnshire)

The Collection is the county museum and gallery for Lincolnshire in England.

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The Haven, Boston

The Haven is the tidal river of the Port of Boston, Lincolnshire in England.

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The Wash

The Wash is a largely rectangular bay and estuary at the north-west corner of East Anglia on the East coast of England, where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire.

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Torksey

Torksey is a small village in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Transport Act 1962

The Transport Act 1962 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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William Jessop

William Jessop (23 January 1745 – 18 November 1814) was an English civil engineer, best known for his work on canals, harbours and early railways in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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William Pool (engineer)

William Pool was an inventor and whitesmith who worked in Lincoln.

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Witham First District IDB

Witham First District IDB is an English internal drainage board which was set up under the terms of the Land Drainage Act 1930.

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Witham Navigable Drains

The Witham Navigable Drains are located in Lincolnshire, England, and are part of a much larger drainage system managed by the Witham Fourth District Internal Drainage Board.

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Witham Shield

The Witham Shield is an Iron Age decorative bronze shield facing of La Tène style, dating from about the 4th century BC.

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Witham Third District IDB

Witham Third District IDB is an English internal drainage board set up under the terms of the Land Drainage Act 1930.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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York

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Witham

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