Friday, 2 January 2015

Hoxne Weir

After Billingford we walked down to the weir at Hoxne. It's a simple water slide with 0.44m on the height gauge in this picture.

Probably about 4-5 foot, probably quite fast by the time you reach the bottom if there is a decent amount of water on the face.

The flow control weir looks to be marked as a sluice just upstream of the mill across the water meadows.


Hazel and I visited the depth gauge at Billingford today. The Environment Agency web site says 0.44m for the water height above the flow weir.

It's true!

It's a simple rhs shoot at this level of water flow:

Of course you have to have a quick look at the windmill on the common: