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12 November 2005

 

 

 

 

The footpath to Boxted from Old Mill Road, opposite Hill Farm.

 

The junction of Old Mill Road and the Dedham Road.

 

Docura's Farm, its Dedham Vale setting.

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Some field vegetables being harvested on the fertile valley floor.

 

The road past Docura's Farm

 

The waterworks, conspicuous in white!

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A screen of  saplings has been planted around the reservoir, as well as a few rows of maize, presumably for game

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More photos of the waterworks and its operations, and a quiet bend in the road nearby.

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Recent plantings will provide a screen from the waterworks, although a viewing point has been created nearby.

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High Lift Villas, a row of suburban semi's, line a suburban street deep in the Dedham Vale. The scale of the waterworks  is clear from the right-hand shot.

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The pocket of woodland behind Sky Hall Hill Cottages (just inside Boxted) provides the footpath route past new plantings, centre, and links up with footpaths leading to Langham.

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The footpath connection to Langham, left, and views back over the reservoir (centre) and Docura's Farm, right.

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A river defence work, made up of a shingle-filled wooden trough - in the garden of Island Cottage at Boxted Mill.

 

 

 

A backchannel near the road to the waterworks.

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On a glorious morning the road past Docura's Farm held a very special prospect to the north.

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Across the Dedham Vale, picking out Higham Church.

 

Low Lift Cottages, near the site of the old Langham Mill.

 

Docura's Farm - the business end!

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A landscape view towards the Suffolk side of the vale ...

 

The Lodge and, in the distance, Docura's Farm.

 

... and a detail from the wider view.

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A view up the hill towards the cluster of building around Little Hall.

 

Across the vale, down the lane that leads to Broomhall.

 

A sign next to a footpath stile, urging responsible walking.

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The lane to Broomhall again.

 

Every aspect of the landscape is included!

 

The artificial gallops leading up the hill past The Coombs.

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Langham church just popping its tower above the fields, with a classic mackerel sky as background!

 

The pattern of field and track below the church.

 

The lovely view over the Dedham Vale from below the church

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With Church Farm to the left, St. Mary's Church, Langham in atmospheric lighting.

 

 

Right, a more conventional angle on the church.

 

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Towards Cosgrove Lodge from the track running from the church ...

 

... which leads through charming woods to

 

.... look out on Gun Hill from past East Lodge.

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Wick Road looking southwards.

 

The footpath from the junction of Gun Hill and Dedham Road

 

Wick Road again .. in morning light.

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