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River Tyne

Description of River Tyne: This 19 mile tidal river runs from Hedwin Streams to Tynemouth harbour

History of River Tyne: An ancient tidal navigation not subject to any Act of Parliament to promote navigation.
For more details see the History page.

Navigation Authority: : Port of Tyne, Maritime House, Tyne Dock, South Shields, Tyne and Wear. NE34 9PT: Telephone 0191 455 2671 : Fax 0191 455 4687 : Email mike.nicholson@portoftyne.co.uk :

Website: http://www.portoftyne.co.uk/

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River Tyne: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Hedwin Streams (boundary stone)

0

0

N

0

Ryton

0.6

0

N

0

Newburn Bridge

1.5

0

N

0

Stella

2.6

0

N

0

Blaydon

3.1

0

N

0

Lemington Gut Junction

3.8

0

N

0

Scotswood Suspension Bridge

4.4

0

N

0

River Derwent Junction

4.9

0

N

0

Elswick Station

5.6

0

N

0

River Team Junction

6.6

0

N

0

Redheugh Bridge

7.4

0

N

0

King Edward Bridge

High level bridge and swing bridge

7.5

0

N

0

Newcastle High Level Bridge

7.9

0

N

0

Ouseburn Junction

8.8

0

N

0

Pelaw Main Staithes

11.4

0

N

0

Walker, River Police Station

11.8

0

N

0

Hebburn Ferry Landing

12.6

0

N

0

Wallsend Shipyard

12.9

0

N

0

Willington Gut

13.6

0

N

0

Palmer's Dock, Jarrow

14.3

0

N

0

Howden Authorities Yard

14.4

0

N

0

Jarrow Slake (west end)

15

0

N

0

Jarrow Slake (east end)

River Don enters Jarrow Slake at the south-west corner

15.5

0

N

0

Tyne Dock Entrance

15.9

0

N

0

Albert Edward Dock Entrance

16.5

0

N

0

South Shields Ferry Landing

17

0

N

0

North Shields Ferry Landing

17.1

0

N

0

Black Middens, Tynemouth

18.1

0

N

0

Tynemouth, mouth of harbour

18.9

0

N

0

NOTE: N and U in the Navigable column above indicates that the node is navigable or unnavigable. If a D appears here it means that navigation is difficult or restricted to smaller craft.

 

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