TQ6748 : River Medway at Branbridges, East Peckham

taken 6 years ago, near to East Peckham, Kent, Great Britain

River Medway at Branbridges, East Peckham
River Medway at Branbridges, East Peckham
The River Medway at Branbridges, close to the village of East Peckham.
River Medway
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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TQ6748, 90 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
County (from Tags)
Kent 
Place (from Tags)
East Peckham 
River (from Tags)
Medway  River Medway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6743 4851 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.6752N 0:23.7405E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6742 4850
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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