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Dec-16-2021 @ 11:39 AM                           Permalink
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Thank you.  Now I can see it.

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things out...


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As has been said it links up to the dykes on the eastern side of the Cator kingdom. It leads up to wards a little Broad like "pond" in fact used as a flight pond

These dykes are regularly cleared out otherwise it would all flood and stay flooded! A few years ago they did the other main one further downstream towards St Benets.

Looks like normal managed drainage work to me.

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Thanks for the replies and background info - much appreciated.

Steve & Maggie

Not quite an ancient mariner ...... though some say he was at sea before Pontius was a pilate !

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Part of the old river Bure loop was up-until the 1980's still accessible from fleet dyke. We used to sail it with a small dingy from fleet dyke back round to the Bure and then haul the boat over the bank near Ant mouth. Parts of the Broads like this are exciting simply because of their secret nature. Where you draw the line between extensive dredging or losing such features as they become silted up and lost to scrub is a difficult one.  

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