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River Rother, Rye and Royal Military Canal

From days out on the Soggy Sussex October 2001 holiday.

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Scots Float Sluice. This is the tidal lock. The wide public slipway is on the non salty side. River Rother.

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Scots Float Sluice. This is the tidal lock. It consists of two vertical radial gates. I would guess a 50ft x 12ft craft would just fit. River Rother.

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Scots Float Sluice. Non salty side. River Rother.

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Scots Float Sluice. Salty side. The tidal lock is the far structure. Taken from drying out berth. There is another slipway this side. River Rother.

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The moribund Iden Lock onto the Royal Military Canal. Image taken from bridge over the River Rother.

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Iden Lock onto the Royal Military Canal. The sluice gate at the far end (which comes up from the chamber bottom) maintains the water level in the canal at a lowish level up to the dropped bridge/sluice just before Appledore.

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Iden Lock onto the Royal Military Canal.

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The lock in Rye on the River Brede/continuation of the RMC. Non salty side.

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Looking up from the River Brede Tidal Lock.

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River Brede Tidal Lock. Salty side. This lock is about 50ft x 13ft.

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The confluence of the tidal River Brede and the River Tillingham. The River Tillingham is beyond and forms Rye Harbour visitor moorings.

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River Brede Tidal Lock. Rye.

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River Brede Tidal Lock. Rye.

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The tidal River Tillingham, the upper visitor moorings for Rye. EA administered.

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St Rumwolds Church Bridge. RMC.

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Bilsington Bridge. Looking up at Bridge Farm. RMC.

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Bilsington Bridge - recently re-decked. RMC.

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Bilsington Bridge. RMC.

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Ruckinge Bridge. RMC.

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Looking up from Ruckinge Bridge. RMC.

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Ruckinge Bridge. Old A2070 Bridge in distance. RMC.

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The newly re-built Appledore Bridge, now with the standard RMC airdraught. RMC.

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Looking downstream from Appledore Bridge. RMC.

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Appledore Bridge. RMC.

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Appledore Bridge. RMC.

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TNC ON.................

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The dropped farm bridge just below Appledore. RMC. This is looking in the lowered pound below, towards Iden Lock.

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The dropped farm bridge just below Appledore. RMC. Looking towards Appledore.

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This is the Cradlebridge Sewer and joins the canal just under this bridge. RMC.

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Looking up the Cradlebridge Sewer - towards Tenterden.

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Stone Bridge, the first bridge above Iden Lock. RMC.

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Stone Bridge, looking towards Iden Lock. RMC.

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The River Rother Bridge at Iden.

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Flood doors at Iden Lock. RMC.

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Looking down the River Rother from Iden Lock.

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Looking up the River Rother from Iden Bridge.

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The A261 Bridge in Hythe, very near the RH&DR station. RMC.

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Footbridge in Hythe. RMC.

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Hythe. RMC.

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Hythe. RMC.

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Bodiam Bridge, the old head of navigation on the River Rother. Personally I think a narrowboat could get a bit further!

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Looking downstream from Bodiam Bridge. River Rother

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Looking up the River Rother from the K&ESR rail bridge.

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