TQ3189 : New River at Hornsey

taken 6 years ago, near to Wood Green, Haringey, Great Britain

New River at Hornsey
New River at Hornsey
A 28 mile walk, from the River Lea to Islington, along the New River which is a man made channel dug in the early 17th century to bring clean water into London. The path follows the New River channel as closely as possible, from open countryside with riverside paths, to the inner city streets, where, from the ‘Castle’ at Stoke Newington, it finishes with a 3-mile Heritage Section, where the route follows the historic but now truncated course through open spaces and on-street. This ends at the New River Head, an historic complex of installations and buildings.
As well as the open channels, the New River runs in some straightened and piped sections. The riverside paths include permissive sections restricted to use by walkers, who must observe safety notices and any diversion when closures are required for operational reasons

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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 March, 2016   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 17 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Place (from Tags)
London N8 (Hornsey) 
River (from Tags)
New River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3115 8918 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.1733N 0:6.5026W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3116 8897
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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