TQ6849 : Footbridge over the River Medway to the Anchor Inn

taken 9 years ago, near to Yalding, Kent, Great Britain

Footbridge over the River Medway to the Anchor Inn
Footbridge over the River Medway to the Anchor Inn
This footbridge allows access to the Inn from Hampstead Lane, without going through the pub car park. The River Medway is now a canal in this area.
River Medway
The 70 mile long river starts at Turners Hill, at the West Sussex border, and through Kent to meet the Thames Estuary. It travels through many major towns, including Tonbridge, Maidstone, Strood and Rochester. The river has many locks from Tonbridge to Allington, where the river becomes tidal. Boats can navigate the river up to Tonbridge. At Yalding there is a short diversion along the Hampstead Road Canal, whilst the river goes over sluices and below the Tywford Bridge.
After floods devastated Tonbridge in 1968 a substantial flood barrier was built in 1981 on the Medway at nearby Leigh, to protect the town.
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TQ6849, 69 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 March, 2009
Category
Footbridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 689 497 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.3322N 0:25.1151E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 690 497
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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