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Peakirk Floods (Aug 1912)

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Four superb images supplied by Dave Nunn and showing the impact of the August 1912 flooding on Peakirk with the top two images showing Chestnut Close and, below, St Pegas Road and Deeping Road (bottom).

A week of heavy rains brought devastation across the entire fenland region with river levels on the Nene recorded as being seven foot above average at Town Bridge !