TR0132 : Royal Military Canal

taken 7 years ago, near to Hamstreet, Kent, Great Britain

Royal Military Canal
Royal Military Canal
South of Hamstreet, about 9 miles from Hythe where the canal meets the sea.
Royal Military Canal
The Royal Military Canal stretches for 28 miles hugging the old cliff line that borders the Romney Marsh from Hythe in the north east to Cliff End in the south west. It was built as a third line of defence against Napoleon, after the British Royal Navy patrolling the English Channel and the line of 74 Martello Towers built along the south coast. The Royal Military Canal was constructed in two sections. The longest section starts at Hythe in Kent and ends at Iden Lock in East Sussex. The second smaller section runs from the foot of Winchelsea Hill to Cliff End. Both sections are linked by the Rivers Rother and Brede.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 July, 2010
Geographical Context
Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 010 326 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.4908N 0:52.0120E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 010 326
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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