Exeter Ship Canal

The Exeter Ship Canal is a commercial waterway and is part of the Waterways of Mainland Britain. It runs for 5 miles and 3 furlongs through 3 locks from Exeter Quay (which is a dead end) to Exeter Canal - River Exe Junction (which is a dead end).

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.

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Exeter Quay
Flood Gate Lock 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Haven Road Marina 2½ furlongs 1 lock
Clapper Brook Lane East Swing Bridge 1 mile 1 lock
Lock No 2 (Exeter Ship Canal) 1 mile and 4 furlongs 1 lock
Countess Weir Bascule Bridge (eastbound) 2 miles and 1¼ furlongs 2 locks
Countess Weir Swing Bridge (westbound) 2 miles and 1½ furlongs 2 locks
Exe Motorway Bridge 3 miles and 2 furlongs 2 locks
Topsham Entrance Lock (abandoned)
Access to the River Exe now sealed off
3 miles and 7¼ furlongs 2 locks
Ferry Landing Swing Bridge 3 miles and 7¾ furlongs 2 locks
Turf Lock Narrows 5 miles 2 locks
Turf Lock 5 miles and 1½ furlongs 2 locks
Exeter Canal - River Exe Junction 5 miles and 3 furlongs 3 locks
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Wikipedia has a page about Exeter Ship Canal

The Exeter Ship Canal, also known as the Exeter Canal, downstream of Exeter, Devon, England. It was built in the 1560s which means it pre-dates the "canal mania" period and is one of the oldest artificial waterways in the UK.

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[Exminster] [Exeter Quayside] [Exeter Power Station] [Canal] [List of places in Exeter] [Exeter] [James Green (engineer)] [Grand Western Canal] [Exmouth branch railway]
Information retrieved Thursday 31 December 2015 at 18:17