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Kyme Eau - Sleaford Canal

Description of Kyme Eau - Sleaford Canal: Originally a 12 mile navigation from Sleaford to Chapel Hill, where it joins the River Witham. This waterway is subject to restoration.

History of Kyme Eau - Sleaford Canal: Promoted by an Act of 1792, opened in 1794 and abandoned by an Act of 1878.
For more details see the History page.

Navigation Authority: : Sleaford Navigation Trust, Brink Burn House, Church Street, Scothern, Lincolnshire :

Lower Kyme Lock, Kyme Eau-Sleaford Canal

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Kyme Eau - Sleaford Canal: Length 70 foot, beam 14 foot. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

Kyme Eau - Sleaford Canal: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Carre Street Wharf, Sleaford

0

0

U

0

Cogglesford Lock and Mill

0.6

1

U

0

Bone Mill Lock

Dyers Mill

1.5

2

U

0

Corn Mill Lock

2.4

3

U

0

Paper Mill Lock

2.6

4

U

0

Haverholme Lock

Haverholme Priory

3.5

5

U

TF104495

130

Cobblers Lock

4.6

6

U

TF127497

130

Ewerby Waithe Common

5.8

6

U

TF143499

130

South Kyme

8

6

N

TF174496

130

Lower Kyme Lock

10.6

7

N

TF196523

122

Chapel Hill

Junction with River Witham Navigation Junction with River Witham

12.3

7

N

TF209540

122

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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