TQ5445 : River Medway downstream from Ensfield Bridge

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

River Medway downstream from Ensfield Bridge
River Medway downstream from Ensfield Bridge
Looking at the River as it flows from Penshurst towards Tonbridge.
Compare with TQ5445 : River Medway from Ensfield Bridge. Summer v winter.
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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TQ5445, 113 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 February, 2010
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 548 453 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.1583N 0:12.8173E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 547 452
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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