TR1534 : Royal Military Canal

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

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Royal Military Canal
Royal Military Canal
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.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Canals  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1583 3461 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.2133N 1:4.7598E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1580 3463
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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