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Roman River walkovers

This map shows the completed walkovers for the Roman River. Hover over a marker to see a summary of the walkover, click on the marker to see the full walkover details.

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Roman River Valley nature reserve and Chest Wood

This stretch of river flows through the Roman River Valley nature reserve, owned by Essex Wildlife Trust, and borders Chest Wood to the south. The stretch is characterised by grazing pasture along the north bank and woodland along the south bank. Read more...

Roman River; Copford Hall to Heckfordbridge

A shady, relatively narrow stretch of river with predominantly natural features, this stretch is bordered by by woodland on the north bank and grassland on the south. Read more...

Roman River; Friday Woods

This stretch of river runs along the south of Friday Woods SSSI, an ancient woodland site to the south of Colchester. The woodland to the north of the river gives way to pasture on the southern bank which is grazed by cattle. Read more...

Roman River; Headwaters

The roman River flows through predominantly rural, arable land at source, although a small area of woodland is present upstream. This section meets the Essex Way south of Great Tey at the downstream end. Read more...

Roman River; North of Marks Tey

A rural stretch of the river bordered predominantlt by arable fields. This section is relatively unmodified until it flows under the rail bridge over the Bures branch line at the downstream end. Read more...

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