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 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5243 : A channel of the River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5946 : The Big Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ5846 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7053 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7557 : Allington Marina, River Medway by David Dixon
TQ7670 : Boats in the River Medway by Paul Gillett
TQ7368 : Medway Valley Walk along the river (2) by N Chadwick
TQ7053 : Teston Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ6347 : Medway Valley Walk by N Chadwick
TQ7555 : River Medway, St Peter's Bridge by David Dixon
TQ5946 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7162 : Meander on the Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7555 : House of Fraser, Maidstone by Stephen Craven
TQ5646 : Friendship Bridge, Haysden Country Park by N Chadwick
TQ5646 : Flooding by the River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5846 : Swans, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7458 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7670 : Riverside Walk by N Chadwick
TQ7557 : Allington Marina by N Chadwick
TQ7458 : M20 westbound carriageway bridge over the River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ7771 : Launching a dinghy, Wilsonian Sailing Club by N Chadwick
TQ7367 : Salt marsh, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ5846 : River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ6952 : Swans on the River Medway near Wateringbury Bridge by N Chadwick

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

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