River Severn (Maisemore Channel - Northern Section)
The River Severn (Maisemore Channel - Northern Section) is a large river and is part of the River Severn (Maisemore Channel). It runs for 1 mile and 2¾ furlongs through 1 lock from Over Junction (where it joins the Hereford and Gloucester Canal and the River Severn (Maisemore Channel - Southern Section)) to Upper Parting Junction (where it joins the River Severn (main river - Worcester to Gloucester)).
The exact dimensions of the largest boat that can travel on the waterway are not known. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.
This waterway is excluded by default from route planning with the following explanation: "closed"The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust
Relevant publications — Waterway Maps:
- Waterway Routes 01M - England and Wales Map
- Waterway Routes 43M - River Severn and Gloucester and Sharpness Canal Map (Downloadable)
Relevant publications — Waterway Guides:
- Pearson's Canal Companion: Severn & Avon: Mid-Worcestershire Ring and Cotswold Canals (Saul-Sapperton)
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Junction with the currently closed Hereford and Gloucester Canal
|Maisemore Bridge||7 furlongs||0 locks|
|Maisemore Lock||1 mile and 1¼ furlongs||0 locks|
|Upper Parting Junction
Junction with Maisemore Channel (now closed)
|1 mile and 2¾ furlongs||1 lock|
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Wikipedia has a page about River Severn
The River Severn (Welsh: Afon Hafren, Latin: Sabrina) is the longest river in the United Kingdom, at about 220 miles (354 km). It rises at an altitude of 2,001 feet (610 m) on Plynlimon, close to the Ceredigion/Powys border near Llanidloes, in the Cambrian Mountains of mid Wales. It then flows through Shropshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, with the county towns of Shrewsbury, Worcester and Gloucester on its banks. With an average discharge of 107 m³/s at Apperley, Gloucestershire, the Severn is the greatest river in terms of water flow in England and Wales.
The river is usually considered to become the Severn Estuary after the Second Severn Crossing between Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire and Sudbrook, Monmouthshire. The river then discharges into the Bristol Channel which in turn discharges into the Celtic Sea and the wider Atlantic Ocean. The Severn's drainage basin area is 4,409 square miles (11,419 km2), excluding the River Wye and Bristol Avon which flow into the Severn Estuary. The major tributaries to the Severn are the Vyrnwy, Clywedog, Teme, Warwickshire Avon and Stour.