TL3514 : 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 and Hertford Regional College beyond the railings to the left.
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Wednesday, 21 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 21 June, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 357 140 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.4905N 0:1.9857W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 358 140
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