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Storton's GPs Northamptonshire

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Fieldfare
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Mark Digby
Date
15 January 2012
Description
Fieldfare
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A complex of three former gravel pits, the two north of the river being the among the oldest in the Nene Valley and the large one south of the river being one of the youngest. The eastern pit was partially filled and converted to a reedbed in the late Nineties.

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Directions

Take the A45 (Weedon Road) west from Northampton town centre. Turn left onto Sixfields Stadium at the ring road, go past the stadium and down onto Sixfields Lake car park. Walk back over the road bridge and then east along the river for about a third of a mile and view the Phragmites Pit.
Alternatively, the new St James Relief Road, between Sixfields Stadium and the St James Mill Road and Ross Road industrial estates passes along the north and eastern edges of the reedbed.

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