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Lee & Stort Navigation | England: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 106 km
Number of locks: 37
Lock dimensions: 25.90 x 4.80
Max. depth: 1.20
Max. headroom: 2.00
Degree of difficulty: Some experience is an advantage
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: with urban surroundings, Waterway in reclusion
Profile of waterway: Used by tourists only
Facilities groundside: Sufficiant

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Thames River | England

Lee & Stort Navigation
This information covers the rivers Lee, Bow Back, Old Lee, City Mills, Waterworks and Stort. The dimensions for the River Stort are smaller than indicated. From the Regents resp. Hertford Union Canal in East London, it extends northward to Field’s Weir lock. If one continues straight on, one proceeds on the Lee Navigation to beyond Hertford, while if one branches off to the right after the lock one travels on the Sort Navigation, which continues to beyond Bishop’s Sortford.

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The Navigation of the River Lee 1190 - 1790

No.1 Grand Union, Oxford & the South East  |  Nicholson


Author: Harper Collins / Editor: Nicholson / Language: English
Delivery time: instantly

Navigational notes include: Planning a cruise, using a lock and bridges, winding holes, boatyards and local services.Covers the Grand Union Canal (Limehouse & Brentford to Slough, Aylesbury, Northampton and Salford Junction), Lee & Stort navigations, Oxford (Oxford to Hawkesbury Junction) Thames (Brentford to Thames Barrier), Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation and the Medway. Also: The history of each canal, places of interest, pubs and restaurants, opportunities for walking and cycling. Spiralbounding, size: A5

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