SU9777 : River Thames, Moorings for Romney Lock

taken 4 years ago, near to Eton, Windsor And Maidenhead, Great Britain

River Thames, Moorings for Romney Lock
River Thames, Moorings for Romney Lock
Romney Lock is on the Windsor side of the river next to a boatyard and adjoins Romney Island, a long strip of land in the middle of the river. The first lock was built by the Thames Navigation Commission in 1798. The weir is some distance upstream at the end of Romney Island and runs across the river to Cutlers Ait. The lock was rebuilt in 1869 and, again, in 1979/80.
River Thames
The River Thames rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire on the slopes of the Cotswolds and flows generally eastward to its mouth near Southend in Essex. At 215 miles long it is one of the longest rivers in Britain, and the longest entirely within England. It is one of the most important rivers in Britain. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
River Thames 
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Panasonic DMC-G3 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 970 779 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.5417N 0:36.2346W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 970 779
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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