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Hatfield Chase, Doncaster

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Hatfield Chase, Doncaster

Hatfield Chase is a low-lying area in South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, England, which was often flooded. It was a royal hunting ground until Charles I appointed the Dutch engineer Cornelius Vermuyden to drain it in 1626. The work involved the re-routing of the Rivers Don, Idle and Torne, and the construction of drainage channels.
Administrative CountyDoncaster
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE7110
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
 

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