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Fen Landscape – Reach

Reach, Wednesday.  Parked in the village, climbed up onto the Devil’s Dyke and walked south-east between hedges rich with autumnal fruits, hips, haws, sloes and blackberries.  Just before the line of the old railway we dropped down to the right … Continue reading

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Fen Landscape – Lodes Way, Reach

The abutments to the Lodes Way bridge over Reach Lode have big open arches to allow for flooding and the free moment of grazing animals.

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Congregational Chapel, Reach

The Congregational Chapel in Reach was built in 1862.  It could seat 290 worshipers and in its day was extremely well-supported.  The Fens have a long dissenting tradition: the Church of England was never popular, being seen as all too … Continue reading

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