View of the damage near Apethorn Lane
I have no idea what year this happened, I do recall that in the early 1960s the banking collapsed near to Captain Clarkes Bridge. I have memories of seeing a rusted motor bike in the mud.
The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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