TL3613 : The New River, Ware

near to Ware, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

The New River, Ware
The New River, Ware
The New River is something of a misnomer since it is neither a river nor new. It is an aqueduct built under the direction of Sir Hugh Myddleton between 1607 and 1612 to bring fresh drinking water from Chadwell and Amwell Springs near Ware about 40 miles down the Lee Valley to London. It is seen here with London Road beyond the railings to the left.
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Wednesday, 21 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 21 June, 2006
Aqueduct   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 361 136 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.2690N 0:1.6472W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 362 135
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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