River Severn (Maisemore Channel - Southern Section)
The River Severn (Maisemore Channel - Southern Section) is a small river and is part of the River Severn (Maisemore Channel). It runs for 4¾ furlongs from Over Junction (where it joins the Hereford and Gloucester Canal and the River Severn (Maisemore Channel - Northern Section)) to Lower Parting (where it joins the River Severn (old river navigation)).
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: "under restoration"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
|Over Causeway Bridge||½ furlongs||0 locks|
|Old A40 Bridge
the original line of the A40 before the causeway bridge was built
|¾ furlongs||0 locks|
|Gloucester Railway Bridge
Carries the line to Cardiff
|1¼ furlongs||0 locks|
Junction with Maisemore Channel (closed)
|4¾ furlongs||0 locks|
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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.