River Medway :: Shared Description

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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TQ8070 : Wreck beside Fort Darnet island by David Anstiss
TQ8567 : River Medway by Oast House Archive
TQ6952 : Boats on The Medway by Oast House Archive
TQ6849 : Riverside Cottage by Oast House Archive
TQ7266 : River Medway Panorama by David Anstiss
TQ7258 : Aylesford Bridge arch by Oast House Archive
TQ5241 : Eroding bank on the River Medway by David Anstiss
TQ5240 : River Medway - looking upstream by David Anstiss
TQ5946 : The Big Bridge by Oast House Archive
TQ7670 : Sunset over Upnor Reach by David Anstiss
TQ5137 : Footbridge on the Kent and Sussex Border by David Anstiss
TQ7670 : GPS Marine Jetty in the River Medway by David Anstiss
TQ8170 : River Medway marker buoy, sailing boat and Kingsnorth Power Station jetty by David Anstiss
TQ7568 : Swans and fog in the River Medway by David Anstiss
TQ7469 : Russian Submarine in the fog by David Anstiss
TQ5140 : Bend on the River Medway near Spring Hill by David Anstiss
TQ5242 : Footbridge over the River Medway by David Anstiss
TQ7970 : Hoo Fort in River Medway by David Anstiss
TQ7469 : Sunrise, over the Russian Submarine, River Medway by David Anstiss
TQ5445 : River Medway from Ensfield Bridge by David Anstiss
TQ7458 : Boats on River Medway at Sandling by Oast House Archive
TQ5846 : Gabion boxes, River Medway by N Chadwick
TQ6949 : The River Medway by Oast House Archive
TQ8667 : River Medway at Lower Halstow by Oast House Archive
TQ6849 : Swan on the River Medway by Oast House Archive

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Created: Tue, 17 Nov 2009, Updated: Sun, 1 Apr 2012

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