TQ5342 : Bridleway bridge over the River Medway

taken 8 years ago, near to Penshurst, Kent, Great Britain

Bridleway bridge over the River Medway
Bridleway bridge over the River Medway
This bridge is on a bridleway from Coopers Lane, Poundsbridge towards New Road, Oakfield. Bridge is (meant to be) closed due to poor state. Holes in the floor !! A new bridge is to be built in its place soon (?this year?).
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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TQ5342, 103 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 February, 2010
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 533 420 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.4297N 0:11.4817E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 533 420
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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