Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Thames Tributary, Darent - Dunton Green

Thames Tributary Darent
The Darent continues to flow in a north easterly direction. Flowing along a course realigned to suit earlier extraction operations.

Darent Tributary Watercress Stream
Flows North West beneath the Otford Road at a petrol station. Watercress Stream flowing towards the Darent.

North of Sevenoaks, a semi-rural area which has had an industrial past

Post to the north Otford
Post to the east Greatness
Post to the West Dunton Green

Otford Road
Gas Works
Jubilee Cottages

Vestry Road
Vestry cottages

Wildfowl reserves
Jeffrey Harrison Memorial Trust Nature reserve The reserve consists of a cluster of five gravel-pit lakes beside the river Darent with reed beds, woodland and grassland. Gravel was extracted from Bradbourne Lakes until 1980.

Sources
Jeffrey Harrison Trust Web site

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