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Old Bedford River

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The Old Bedford River is an artificial, partial diversion of the waters of the River Great Ouse in the Fens of Cambridgeshire, England. It was named after the fourth Earl of Bedford who contracted with the local Commission of Sewers to drain the Great Level of the Fens beginning in 1630. (Wikipedia)

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N/AOld Bedford including Middle Level catchment

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River Old Bedford

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