The flood of August 27 1912
A result of the coldest and wettest August then on record. A huge cloudburst in Norwich on 27 August lasting almost 12 hours, resulting in 15cm (6 inches) of rainfall, tracked across to Great Yarmouth and caused extensive flooding and damage to crops.
Viewing the breach at the Loddon side
View from Chedgrave.
Looking towards Chedgrave
The plank bridge across the flood
Crossing to Chedgrave on the plank!
Inspecting the damage
Damage to the roadside
The temporary footbridge leading to Chedgrave.