SU9777 : Tom Jones' Boatyard at Romney Lock

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

Tom Jones' Boatyard at Romney Lock
Tom Jones' Boatyard at 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. 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  Business, Retail, Services 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G3 
River (from Tags)
River Thames 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 970 779 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.5200N 0:36.2266W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 970 779
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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