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The Story of the Fens

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Description for The Story of the Fens Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, 80 black & white illustrations, 30 colour illustrations, 16 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAC; 1DBKEAL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 156. .
Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, as well as Peterborough City Council, all lay claim to a part of the Fens. Since Roman times, man has increased the land mass in this area by one third of the size. It is the largest plain in the British Isles, covering an area of nearly three-quarters of a million acres and is unique to the UK. The fen people know the area as marsh (land reclaimed from the sea) and fen (land drained from flooding rivers running from the uplands). The Fens are unique in having more miles of navigable waterways than anywhere ... Read more

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About Frank Meeres
FRANK MEERES was employed at Norfolk Record Office all his working life, and spent time as an Archive Education and Outreach Officer as well as periods as an archivist for Norwich Cathedral archives and Great Yarmouth Borough. Frank has given a very wide range of classes, talks and workshops on all aspects of local history to all ages, from ... Read more

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