the King's Sedgemoor Drain on the Somerset Levels aerial photograph
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aerial photograph of the King's Sedgemoor Drain on the Somerset Levels England UK. The King's Sedgemoor Drain was built between 1791 and 1795, with engineering by Robert Anstice. Its purpose was to drain the peat moors of King's Sedgemoor. The scheme included a number of new bridges such as Greylake Bridge in the foreground of the photograph. On the left of the photograph is the Sowy River which is also an artificial drainage channel which was added in 1972.