2013

TQ6773 : Bridge over the Thames & Medway Canal near Gravesend

taken 10 years ago, near to Chalk, Kent, England

Bridge over the Thames & Medway Canal near Gravesend
Bridge over the Thames & Medway Canal near Gravesend
Immediately beyond the bridge is a foot crossing over a railway line.
Thames & Medway Canal

The Thames & Medway Canal was built in the early 19th Century, creating a direct navigable waterway between the Thames at Gravesend and the Medway at Chatham. The canal was never a success. A railway was built over part of its route, through a tunnel east of Higham, but the section from Higham to Gravesend remained in use until the 1930s.

The Thames & Medway Canal Association was formed in the 1970s to preserve the canal as a recreational facility. Their website, which describes the canal in greater detail, is here: LinkExternal link


Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Malc McDonald and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Geographical Context: Derelict, Disused Canals County: Kent Disused: Canal Near: Gravesend other tags: Canal Disused Wooden Footbridge Wooden Bridge Footbridge Over Canal Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Foot Crossing [5] · Thames Medway Canal Near Gravesend [3] ·
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 more Large scale mapping
Grid Square
TQ6773, 58 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Malc McDonald   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 7 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 September, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6757 7396 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.3910N 0:24.5781E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6756 7396
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
Clickable map
+
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 115 times
You are not logged in login | register