TQ8578 : Yantlet Creek

taken 11 years ago, near to Allhallows-on-Sea, Medway, Great Britain

Yantlet Creek
Yantlet Creek
The green fence is around the top of the sluices which control the drainage from Allhallows Marshes. In the distance are the storage tanks for the oil-fired Grain power station.

The stone in the foreground may look like a gravestone but the text on it is: "Southern Water Authority, Kent Division. This stone commemorating the completion of the raising of the Thames Flood Defences between 1975 - 1985 was unveiled by Mr H.J.L. Harris, chairman, Regional Land Drainage Committee on the 1st May 1986".

In fact only a few yards away there is a memorial stone to "Geoffrey John Hammond, artist, teacher, naturalist, conservationist drowned on 2 March 1975 in these waters".
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Roger W Haworth and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ8578, 57 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Thursday, 1 February, 2007
Sluices   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 854 784 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.4552N 0:40.1365E
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Geograph (First for TQ8578) · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
This page has been viewed about 517 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register