Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation

The Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation is a small river and is part of the Waterways of Mainland Britain. It runs for 13 miles and 7½ furlongs through 12 locks from End of Navigation (Chelmsford) (which is a dead end) to Heybridge Sea Lock No 13 (where it joins the River Blackwater).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 60 feet long and 16 feet wide. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.

 
 
 
End of Navigation (Chelmsford)
Limit of navigation
Chelmsford Basin ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Springfield Lock No 1 3 furlongs 0 locks
Springfield Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Chelmer Road Bridge 4½ furlongs 1 lock
Barnes Mill Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
1 mile and ½ furlongs 1 lock
Barnes Mill Lock No 2 1 mile and 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Barnes Mill Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
1 mile and 1¾ furlongs 2 locks
Sandford Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
2 miles 2 locks
Sandford Mill Road Bridge 2 miles and ½ furlongs 2 locks
Sandford Lock No 3 2 miles and 1¾ furlongs 2 locks
Sandford Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
2 miles and 2¾ furlongs 3 locks
A12 Road Bridge 2 miles and 4¾ furlongs 3 locks
A12 Footbridge 2 miles and 5¾ furlongs 3 locks
Cuton Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
3 miles and 2¼ furlongs 3 locks
Cuton Lock No 4 3 miles and 2½ furlongs 3 locks
Cuton Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
3 miles and 2¾ furlongs 4 locks
Stoneham's Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
4 miles and 1 furlong 4 locks
Stoneham's Lock No 5 4 miles and 1¼ furlongs 4 locks
Stoneham's Lock Weir Exit 4 miles and 1½ furlongs 5 locks
Little Baddow Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
4 miles and 5¼ furlongs 5 locks
Little Baddow Lock No 6
Little Baddow Wharf
4 miles and 6¼ furlongs 5 locks
Little Baddow Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
4 miles and 6½ furlongs 6 locks
Church Road Footbridge 4 miles and 7 furlongs 6 locks
Church Road Bridge (Boreham) 5 miles and ¾ furlongs 6 locks
Paper Mill Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
6 miles and ½ furlongs 6 locks
Paper Mill Lock No 7 6 miles and 1 furlong 6 locks
Paper Mill Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
6 miles and 1¼ furlongs 7 locks
North Hill Bridge 6 miles and 1¾ furlongs 7 locks
Bumfords Lane Footbridge 7 miles and 1½ furlongs 7 locks
Rushes Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
7 miles and 4¼ furlongs 7 locks
Rushes Lock No 8 7 miles and 4½ furlongs 7 locks
Rushes Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
7 miles and 4¾ furlongs 8 locks
Hoe Mill Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
8 miles and 3¼ furlongs 8 locks
Hoe Mill Lock No 9 8 miles and 5¼ furlongs 8 locks
The Causeway Bridge 8 miles and 5¼ furlongs 9 locks
Ulting Road Pipe Bridge 9 miles and ½ furlongs 9 locks
Rickett's Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
9 miles and 6¼ furlongs 9 locks
Rickett's Lock No 10 10 miles and ¼ furlongs 9 locks
Rickett's Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
10 miles and ½ furlongs 10 locks
Langford Pipe Bridge 10 miles and 4¾ furlongs 10 locks
Beeleigh Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
10 miles and 6½ furlongs 10 locks
Beeleigh Lock No 11 10 miles and 7½ furlongs 10 locks
River Blackwater Junction 11 miles 11 locks
Beeleigh Flood Lock No 12 11 miles and ¼ furlongs 11 locks
Golf Course Footbridge 11 miles and 4 furlongs 12 locks
Narrows Footbridge 11 miles and 5¼ furlongs 12 locks
A414 West Bridge 11 miles and 5½ furlongs 12 locks
Playground Footbridge 11 miles and 6½ furlongs 12 locks
A414 East Bridge 11 miles and 7¾ furlongs 12 locks
Holloway Road Bridge 12 miles and 2¾ furlongs 12 locks
Colchester Road Pipe Bridge 12 miles and 4¾ furlongs 12 locks
Colchester Road Bridge 12 miles and 5 furlongs 12 locks
Rennie Walk Footbridge 12 miles and 7¾ furlongs 12 locks
Heybridge Sea Lock No 13
End of Navigation and exit to Blackwater estuary
13 miles and 7½ furlongs 12 locks
 
 
 
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Wikipedia has a page about Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation

The Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation is the canalisation of the Rivers Chelmer and Blackwater in Essex, in the east of England. The navigation runs for 13.75 miles (22.13 km) from Springfield Basin in Chelmsford to the sea lock at Heybridge Basin near Maldon. It was opened in 1797, and remained under the control of the original company until 2003. It is now run by Essex Waterways Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Inland Waterways Association.

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Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 10:12