River Thames (Sheepwash Channel)

 

The River Thames (Sheepwash Channel) is a narrow canal and is part of the River Thames. It runs for 1 furlong through 1 lock from Sheepwash Channel Junction (where it joins the River Thames (above Oxford)) to Isis Lock Junction (where it joins the Oxford Canal (Southern Section - Main Line)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 7 feet wide. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.

 
 
Sheepwash Channel Junction
Junction of the River Thames with the branch to the Oxford Canal
Sheepwash Channel footbridge a few yards 0 locks
Roger Dudman Way Footbridge ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Roger Dudman Way Bridge ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Sheepwash Channel Railway Bridge
Line from Birmingham to Reading
¼ furlongs 0 locks
Railway Swing Bridge ½ furlongs 0 locks
Rewley Road Bridge ½ furlongs 0 locks
Castle Mill Stream Junction
Junction of the Sheepwash Channel and the Castle Mill stream.
¾ furlongs 0 locks
Isis Lock No 46 1 furlong 0 locks
Isis Lock Junction 1 furlong 1 lock
 
 
 
Sheepwash Channel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sheepwash Channel connects the River Thames to the west and the Castle Mill Stream next to the Oxford Canal to the east (linked through Isis Lock), in west ...
Sheepwash Channel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sheepwash Channel Railway Bridge with the old Rewley Road Swing ... Sheepwash channel links the River Thames with the Oxford Canal via Castle Mill  ...
Waterway Gazetteer for River Thames (above Oxford) – CanalPlanAC
It has junctions with the River Thames (Sheepwash Channel) at ...
River Thames - Inland Waterways Association
The Thames is joined by the Oxford Canal via Sheepwash Channel and Duke's Cut at Oxford, by the river Kennet and the Kennet & Avon Canal at Reading and ...
Information retrieved Thursday 20 February 2014 at 16:17
 
 

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The River Thames (/tɛmz/ TEMZ) flows through southern England. It is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. While it is best known for flowing through London, the river also flows alongside other towns and cities, including Oxford, Reading, Henley-on-Thames, and Windsor.

The river gives its name to three informal areas: the Thames Valley, a region of England around the river between Oxford and west London; the Thames Gateway; and the greatly overlapping Thames Estuary around the tidal Thames to the east of London and including the waterway itself. Thames Valley Police is a formal body that takes its name from the river, covering three counties.

In an alternative name, derived from its long tidal reach up to Teddington Lock in south west London, the lower reaches of the river are called the Tideway.

The administrative powers of the Thames Conservancy have been taken on with modifications by the Environment Agency and, in respect of the Tideway part of the river, such powers are split between the agency and the Port of London Authority.

In non-administrative use, stemming directly from the river and its name are Thames Valley University, Thames Water, Thames Television productions, Thames & Hudson publishing, Thameslink (north-south railways passing through central London), and South Thames College. Historic entities include the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company.

Two canals link the river to other river basins: the Kennet and Avon Canal and the Grand Union Canal, westward and northward respectively. Two further cross-basin canals are disused but are under reconstruction: the Thames and Severn Canal (via Stroud), which operated until 1927 (to the west coast of England), and the Wey and Arun Canal to Littlehampton, which operated until 1871 (to the south coast).

Rowing and sailing clubs are common along the Thames, which is navigable to such vessels. Kayaking and canoeing also take place. Safe headwaters and reaches are a summer venue for organised swimming, which is prohibited on safety grounds in a stretch centred on Central London. Non-Olympic watersports with a lesser presence include skiffing and punting.

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Information retrieved Saturday 15 February 2014 at 21:57