River Medway :: Shared Description

The River Medway is 70 miles long and flows almost entirely within Kent. It rises in Ashdown Forest and joins the Thames near Chatham. Apart from the Thames it has the largest catchment area in southern England. The river is navigable as far as Tonbridge by large craft and as far as Penshurst by small craft. There are 11 locks on the river, between Allington and Tonbridge. The river is tidal to Allington Lock. The River divides Kent in two, those born west of the river are known as Kentish Men, whilst those born east of the river are Men of Kent. The river was used as a line of defence against possible invasion during WWII.
by N Chadwick
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TQ7258 : Medway riverbank at dusk by Stephen Craven
TQ5241 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7458 : River Medway, approaching Allington Lock by David Dixon
TQ7368 : Boats moored on a pontoon, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ6849 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7671 : River Medway, Lower Upnor by N Chadwick
TQ6147 : Medway Valley Walk by N Chadwick
TQ6849 : Reflections in the River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ6848 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7771 : Boats moored on Short Reach by N Chadwick
TQ5545 : River Medway: downstream by N Chadwick
TQ5746 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7557 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7454 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5946 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ6547 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ6347 : River Medway near Hartlake by N Chadwick
TQ7556 : Maidstone Rail Bridge by Paul Gillett
TQ5746 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7162 : Holborough Marshes by the River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5646 : Friendship Bridge, Haysden Country Park by N Chadwick
TQ5846 : A channel of the River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7358 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5646 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5342 : Bank erosion, River Medway by N Chadwick

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Created: Fri, 2 Apr 2010, Updated: Sun, 16 Dec 2012

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