TR1634 : Military Canal, Hythe

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

Military Canal, Hythe
Military Canal, Hythe
The canal was built as part of the south-east's strategic defences during the period of the Napoleonic wars at the beginning of the 19th century. Here, near Town Bridge, it is rounding one of the 'kinks' built into its course every few hundred yards, such that soldiers could fire on the enemy from positions within the curve.
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TR1634, 493 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 July, 2010
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Royal Military 
National Cycle Network (from Tags)
Route 2 
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 161 345 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.1955N 1:5.0241E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 160 345
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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