History

 

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Fergal the frog with fly

Did you know.....?

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Many hundreds of years ago the Danes and Anglo-Saxons sailed up the Trent to attack England.

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Historical documents claim that in the years 1101 and 1581 the River Trent completely dried up!

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At Great Haywood, where the River Sow meets the River Trent, there is a bridge called 'Essex Bridge' that was built during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

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The Trent has had at least two other names. Under Roman rule it was called the 'Trisantona' and in the 8th century it was called the 'Treonte'.