2007

NZ4718 : The Old River Tees

taken 17 years ago, near to Acklam, Middlesbrough, England

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The Old River Tees
The Old River Tees
The old course of the River Tees is still well defined as it does a large meander around what is now Teesside Retail Park. As can be seen the creek is tidal and must have been a lot wider. It was cut off when the river was straightened with the digging of the Old Cut in the nineteenth century. The cut was only 220 yards but it saved the sailing vessels negotiating the large loop around Mandale Bottoms. Just upstream of here Stainsby Beck flows into the creek which has been channelled during the construction of the A19 seen beyond.

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Category: River
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · A19 [6] · Teesside Retail Park [3] · Old River Tees [2] Title Clusters: · The Old River Tees [2] ·
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NZ4718, 30 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mick Garratt   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 21 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 June, 2007
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 472 180 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.3402N 1:16.2190W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 472 181
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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