TQ6850 : Hampstead Marina

taken 9 years ago, near to Nettlestead Green, Kent, Great Britain

Hampstead Marina
Hampstead Marina
On River Medway near Yalding lock. Seen from Medway Valley Walk (long distance footpath) from Yalding to Nettlestead.
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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TQ6850, 113 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 March, 2009
Category
Marina   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 686 503 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.6502N 0:24.8740E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 686 503
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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