Coronation Channel, Spalding, Lincolnshire

Coronation Channel, Spalding, Lincolnshire

The Coronation Channel flows north from Crowland, through Spalding and out to the Wash. Land in Spalding had been reclaimed from the wetlands mediaeval times. Consequently, Spalding was subject to frequent flooding. The Coronation Channel diverts the excess waters around Spalding and ended the flooding.