The cambridgeshire lodes are a series of man made waterways believed to be roman in origin. A curving lode possibly medieval and called the high lode by 1580 but renamed the old lode in the 1670s runs west from the north end of the medieval village where it met the navigable weirs.
This is part of national cycle network route 11 and is intended as a temporary crossing for cyclists until funding can be found to comlete the project.
Burwell lode. Neither canals or traditional fenland dykes these waterways cover a distance of seven or so miles to the north west of cambridge. An exciting opportunity to purchase a recently constructed modern detached 6 bedroom family home enjoying accommodation in excess of 2900 sq ft over 3 storeys standing at the end of a quiet cul de sac of just 6 properties backing onto a superb rear garden with open views and river frontage to the burwell lode updated and improved throughout by the current owners this property boasts some. Burwell lode runs from burwell village to the river cam at upware junction reach lode joins the river cam at upware and runs for three miles 4 8 km to the village of reach.
Barges were built and maintainted at burwell until 1936 and it was used commercially until 1963 when carriage of sugar beet ceased. A new path is being layed up to the cock up bridge across burwell lode. The environment agency bridge across the burwell lode being extensively refurbished during 2012.
Burwell lode runs from the village of burwell and joins reach lode less than 1 mile from the river cam. Burwell ˈ b ɜːr w ɛ l is a village and civil parish in cambridgeshire england some 10 miles 16 km north east of cambridge. It lies on the south east edge of the fens westward drainage is helped by man made cambridgeshire lodes waterways including burwell lode a growth factor in the village.
Burwell lode runs from burwell village to the river cam at upware junction reach lode joins the river cam at upware and runs for three miles 4 8 km to the village of reach. Wicken lode is another tributary of reach lode and was important for the carriage of peat and sedge. Please be aware of a significant amount of heavy weed growth on the above stretches of the river and navigate the areas with caution.
Burwell lode is openly connected to reach lode and wicken lode and is also linked to the river cam at upware lock and temporal and spatial distribution of fish populations between all of these water bodies is likely to have an important influence on survey results. It was superseded from the mid 17th century by the modern burwell lode cut a little further south still described as the new lode 1677 1699. Burwell lode is a tributary of reach lode and is another deep lode.
A lode is a short straight stretch of water normally connecting a village to a major river. They are often described as dykes although they were built for navigation and drainage. A population of 6 309 in the 2011 census was put at 6 438 in 2018.