TQ7555 : A229 Bridge in Maidstone

taken 7 years ago, near to Maidstone, Kent, Great Britain

A229 Bridge in Maidstone
A229 Bridge in Maidstone
River Medway
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.
A229 Road
The A229 is a major north-south route across Kent. It starts in Rochester goes through Chatham, Maidstone, Staplehurst, Hawkhurst before joining the A21 at Hurst Green, just across the border in East Sussex.
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TQ7555, 472 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7575 5554 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.3144N 0:31.0871E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7575 5548
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