TR0333 : Royal Military Canal, near Bilsington

taken 8 years ago, near to Bilsington, Kent, Great Britain

Royal Military Canal, near Bilsington
Royal Military Canal, near Bilsington
The Royal Military Canal stretches for 28 miles hugging the old cliff line that borders the Romney Marsh from Hythe in the north east to Cliff End in the south west. It was built as a third line of defence against Napoleon, after the British Royal Navy patrolling the English Channel and the line of 74 Martello Towers built along the south coast. The Royal Military Canal was constructed in two sections. The longest section starts at Hythe in Kent and ends at Iden Lock in East Sussex. The second smaller section runs from the foot of Winchelsea Hill to Cliff End. Both sections are linked by the Rivers Rother and Brede.

See LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for more details

See other images of Royal Military Canal
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Julian P Guffogg and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TR0333, 40 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 27 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 27 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Defence, Military 
Near (from Tags)
Bilsington 
Canal (from Tags)
Royal Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0365 3377 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.0276N 0:54.3149E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0376 3378
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph (Fourth Visitor for TR0333)
This page has been viewed about 30 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
thumbs up icon
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register