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Ecological Owlthorpe Editorial, Working with nature: Sheffield campaign calls for protection of upstream environments to stop downstreem flooding.

Westfield Plantation (Number 9 and Number 5 on the Map)

 

The photo to the right shows a gate leading to Westfield Plantation

Standing Aprox: 269ft above sea level

GPS co-ordinates 53.33826,-1.36695

 

 

In the photo to the left is one of the bridges over the Ochre Dyke Leading into Westfield Plantation

Standing aprox: 230ft above sea level

GPS Co-ordinates 53.33984,-1.36427

The photo to the right shows a photo taken in Westfield Plantation. You may be able to see the small bench on the public pathwey. Useful after a long walk.

Standing aprox: 230ft above sea level

GPS Co-ordinates 53.33984,-1.36427

 

   

The Ochre Dyke leaves Ecological Owlthorpe as it passes under Moss Way at the east end of Westfield Plantation. As you can see by the photo to the left the culvert is completely overgrown.

Standing Aprox: 207ft above sea level

GPS Co-ordinates 53.34005,1.36304

Westfield Plantation is surrounded by farmland both to the east and the west. The woodland is mature and is the home to a number of Owls and other birds and wildlife.

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