Yarm 1881 Flood Marker

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Yarms position in the bend of the River Tees made it vulnerable to flooding, this marker on the Town Hall shows the height of the March 10th 1881 flood waters.
Yarm Flood 1881#
There is a second higher marker for September 17th 1771, although this is currently hidden by a wooden panel in the doorway.

3 thoughts on “Yarm 1881 Flood Marker

  1. This photo is next to useless as it shows neither the context in relation to the building nor the actual height of the water above ground level.

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