TQ7568 : River Medway Panorama

taken 7 years ago, near to Rochester, Medway, Great Britain

River Medway Panorama
River Medway Panorama
As seen from an esplanade on the river near Sun Pier (which is on the far right).

The Medway city estate is across the bend in the river.
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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TQ7568, 437 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7542 6806 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.0686N 0:31.1730E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7543 6805
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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