The seventeen locks between godalming and weybridge allow the level of water along the canal to be managed providing enough depth for vessels to navigate whilst also allowing controlled passage between the. River wey is situated nearby to new haw lock.
The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 71 feet and 6 inches long and 14 feet wide.
River wey locks map. Site map here s an easy view of the structure of this web site. The river wey navigation opened in 1653 with 12 locks between weybridge and guildford and the godalming navigation with a further four locks was completed in 1764. Wey industry introduction watermills flour bread.
Without their locks the two wey navigations would not function. River wey from mapcarta the free map. The river wey wey navigation is a small river and is part of the river wey it runs for 15 miles and 3 furlongs through 12 locks from thames wey junction where it joins the river thames below oxford to millmead lock no 4 where it joins the river wey godalming navigation.
Simply click on a page to navigate to it. River wey is a watercourse in surrey and has an elevation of 46 feet. Swim across to the river wey map.
The wey was one of the first rivers in england to be made navigable. All about locks. Explore the map for hotspots to provide you with a springboard to dive into your selected part of the river.
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Commercial traffic ceased as late as 1983 and the wey navigation and the godalming navigations were donated.