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River Wear

Description of River Wear: This 10 mile tidal navigation runs from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland

History of River Wear: Promoted by Acts of 1716, 1726, 1747, 1759, 1785, 1809, 1819 and 1830
For more details see the History page.

Navigation Authority: : Port of Sunderland, Quayside House Wylam Wharf, Low Street, Sunderand SR1 2BU: Telephone 191 553 2100 : Fax 191 553 2120 : Email info@portofsunderland.org.uk :

Website: http://www.portofsunderland.org.uk/

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River Wear: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Chester-le-Street

0

0

N

0

Biddick Ford

1.3

0

N

0

Lambton Castle

1.5

0

N

0

Fatfield

3

0

N

0

Cox Green

4.4

0

N

0

Hylton Boat House

6.9

0

N

0

Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland

10.4

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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