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BROADS OF NORFOLK & SUFFOLK

This ebook was transcribed by Les Bowler.

[Picture: Wroxham Broad]

Jarrolds’ “Holiday” Series.

THE HANDBOOK TO THE RIVERS AND BROADS OF NORFOLK AND SUFFOLK.

BY G. CHRISTOPHER DAVIES, Author of “ Norfolk Broads and Rivers ,” “ The Swan and her Crew ,” etc., etc .

REVISED AND ENLARGED.

EIGHTEENTH EDITION.

JARROLD AND SONS, 3, PATERNOSTER BUILDINGS, LONDON; LONDON AND EXCHANGE STREETS, NORWICH.

BRANCHES: 182, KING STREET, GREAT YARMOUTH; THE LIBRARY, CROMER.

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CONTENTS.

Chapter Page INTRODUCTION. xi I. THE BROAD DISTRICT. 17 II. DOWN THE YARE—NORWICH TO REEDHAM. 22 III. REEDHAM TO YARMOUTH. 43 IV. YARMOUTH TO ACLE. 51 V. ACLE TO WROXHAM. 57 VI. WROXHAM BROAD. 68 VII. WROXHAM TO COLTISHALL. 75 VIII. UP THE ANT, TO BARTON AND STALHAM. 81 IX. WOMACK BROAD. 91 X. HICKLING BROAD. 98 XI. HORSEY MERE AND SOMERTON BROAD. 106 XII. BACK TO YARMOUTH. 114 XIII. YARMOUTH TO SOMERLEYTON, UP THE WAVENEY. 117 XIV. FROM SOMERLEYTON TO BECCLES. 124 XV. OULTON BROAD. 129 XVI. ORMESBY AND FRITTON. 136 APPENDIX. RAILWAY ACCESS TO FISHING STATIONS 138 NORFOLK AND SUFFOLK FISHERIES ACT 143 TABLES OF RIVER DISTANCES 148 TIDES 151 FISHING GENERALLY 151 ROACH 155 BREAM 161 YACHTING 165 SHOOTING AND SKATING 170 FAUNA OF THE BROADS 171

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Page WROXHAM BROAD Frontispiece A POOL IN SURLINGHAM BROAD xvi PULL’S FERRY 22 BISHOP’S BRIDGE 25 BOOM TOWER 26 THORPE GARDENS 29 A NORFOLK WHERRY 30 ON THE YARE, AT BRAMERTON 33 ON ROCKLAND BROAD 36 LANGLEY DYKE 38 ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH, GREAT YARMOUTH 41 THE QUAY, GREAT YARMOUTH 45 A “ROW,” GREAT YARMOUTH 49 ST... Continue reading book >>




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