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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TQ5846 : Meander, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7770 : On the banks of the Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7555 : Mooring posts, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ8974 : Navigation aid, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7253 : Barming Bridge by Paul Gillett
TQ4035 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7353 : The River Medway, west of East Farleigh by N Chadwick
TQ6748 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5946 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7569 : River Medway, Chatham Reach, Aggregates Site, by David Dixon
TQ7555 : River Medway, All Saints' Church by David Dixon
TQ6748 : A228 bridge, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7063 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7458 : Malta Inn by David Dixon
TQ6547 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ6447 : Ford Green Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ7368 : Boats, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ6952 : Bow Bridge Wateringbury by N Chadwick
TQ7052 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5241 : Revetments, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5846 : Where does the river end? by N Chadwick
TQ7771 : Short Reach, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7771 : Riverside, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7368 : Boats moored on a pontoon, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7869 : Gillingham Marina by Paul Gillett

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

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