‘Beast from the East’ hits Great Gidding

'Beast from the East' hits Great Gidding

Here’s a few aerial pictures of Great Gidding as Britain is being battered by icy weather this week by the polar vortex nicknamed “Beast From The East”. Although it looks fairly benign the temperatures have plummeted to minus 10 degrees and below.

Short video

Video: Paul Crank

Photos

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018North along Main Street with the Village Hall in the foreground

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018South west along Main Street with St Michael’s Church in the background

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018Looking towards the east with the Mill in the background

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018South along Main Street with Winwick in the distance

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018South along Main Street – the low sun and snow cover highlight the possible outline and position of the old Manor House in the field on the right

Photos taken on 3rd March after more snow

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018Jubilee Wood

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018Jubilee Wood

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018Main Street from the Jubilee Wood

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018Jubilee Wood with allotments on the left

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018Main Street from the Jubilee Wood

Beast from the East hits Great Gidding Feb 2018Allotments in the snow

View more aerial photos of the Giddings

2 Comments
  1. avatar

    The ridge and furrow landscape dating from medieval times shows up nicely along with the enclosure hedges that often cut through the ridges.

  2. avatar

    Well spotted Michael. My hands were soooo cold I didn’t really notice anything else!!

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