File:Ordnance Survey Drawings - Holbeach, Lincolnshire (OSD 271-1).jpg

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Holbeach (OSD 271-1)  wikidata:Q106156285 reasonator:Q106156285
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[Yeakell, Thomas Jr.] - Draughtsman
Holbeach (OSD 271-1)
Title
Ordnance Survey Drawings: Holbeach, Lincolnshire (OSD 271-1)
Object type manuscript map Edit this at Wikidata
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Ordnance Survey Drawings - Holbeach, Lincolnshire (OSD 271-1).jpg is located in England
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English: This drawing covers parts of Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire, showing the River Witham at the top of the sheet flowing south-eastwards into Boston and the Wash. Drains across fens and marshland are highlighted in blue towards the lower part of the plan. These date from the 17th century, when James I appointed Dutch engineer, Cornelius Vermuyden to direct the drainage of the wetlands. Many local people opposed the scheme since it included commonland on which they grazed cattle. As a result of Vermuyden's work, the fens changed radically in appearance, from an area of flooded marshes to one of extensively farmed land..

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Date 1812
date QS:P571,+1812-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium Pen and ink on paper
institution QS:P195,Q23308
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Maps OSD 271-1
Credit line British Library
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