TQ0866 : Desborough Cut, River Thames

taken 6 years ago, near to Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, Great Britain

Desborough Cut, River Thames
Desborough Cut, River Thames
A barge exiting the eastern end of the Desborough Cut to rejoin the main river. This cut was dug in the early 1930s to take out the river bends at Halliford and names after Lord Desborough the president of the Thames Conservancy Board. This cut created a new island in the Thames now named Desborough Island. The arch of the new Walton-on-Thames river bridge can be seen in the left distance.
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TQ0866, 128 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Near (from Tags)
Weybridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0895 6615 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.0370N 0:26.1460W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0891 6613
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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River Thames  Desborough Cut 

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