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Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation

Description of Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation: Runs 42 miles, from Sheffield, to Keadby Lock, where it joins the River Trent.

History of Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation: Promoted by Acts of 1793, 1798, 1809 and 1815.
For more details see the History page.

Subordinate Waterways of Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation

Cruising near Sprotborough

Related Books of Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation

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  • Waterstart Waterstart is a waterways based training and recreational facility based at Thorne, South Yorkshire, but working with people throughout Doncaster and neighbouring boroughs.
  • Strawberry Island Boat Club Based near Doncaster on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation
  • Sheila M Bury Painter of waterways and countryside scences in South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation: Keadby to Bramwith is restricted by Thorne Lock to length 61 foot 8 inches, beam 17 foot. From Bramwith to Rotherham maximum craft size is length 229 foot 8 inches, beam 20 foot. From Rotherham to Sheffield: Length 61 foot 6 inches, beam 15 foot 3 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Sheffield Basin

0

0

N

SK361877

111

Bernard Road Bridge

0.8

0

N

SK367879

111

Bacon Lane Bridge

1

0

N

SK373882

111

Staniforth Road Bridge

1.3

0

N

SK377884

111

Shirland Road Bridge

1.5

0

N

SK381885

111

Coleridge Road Bridge

2

0

N

SK385891

111

Greenland Road Bridge

2.3

0

N

SK388893

111

Tinsley Top Lock No 1

Locks Nos 2 to 7 in upper flight

2.8

1

N

SK392898

111

Tinsley Bottom Lock (Upper Flight) No 7

3.3

7

N

SK395903

111

Turnpike Lock No 8

Sheffield Road Bridge

3.5

8

N

SK397908

111

Tinsley Lower Flight (Top Lock No 9)

Nos 9 to 11 in Lower Flight

3.6

9

N

SK398911

111

Tinsley Lower Flight (Bottom Lock No 11)

Start of River Dun Section

3.9

11

N

SK400914

111

Jordan Lock No 1

4.5

12

N

SK403921

111

Holmes Lock No 2

Holmes Bridge

5

13

N

SK410922

111

Ickles Lock No 3

Railway Bridge

5.5

14

N

SK419923

111

Rotherham Junction

River Rother Junction

6

14

N

SK425923

111

Rotherham Flood Lock No 4

6.3

14

N

SK426928

111

Rawmarsh Road Bridge

7

14

N

SK432940

111

Sir Frank Price Lock No 5

Eastwood Lock

7.6

15

N

SK440943

111

Aldwarke Lock No 6

8.4

16

N

SK451944

111

Don Bridge

9.9

16

N

SK456959

111

Kilnhurst Flood Lock No 7

10.4

17

N

SK462965

111

Hooton Road Bridge

10.9

17

N

SK463973

111

Kilnhurst Forge Flood Lock (disused)

11.4

17

N

SK464981

111

Burton Ings Bridge

11.6

17

N

SK464985

111

Waddington Lock No 8

Dearne and Dove Canal Junction

11.9

18

N

SK464989

111

Swinton Road Bridge

(Pottery Road Bridge)

12.1

18

N

SK465992

111

Station Road Bridge, Mexborough

12.6

18

N

SK473996

111

Mexborough Top Lock No 9

13.3

19

N

SK481996

111

Pastures Road Bridge

13.9

19

N

SE489000

111

Mexborough Low Lock No 10

14.6

20

N

SE501000

111

Conisbrough Station Road Bridge

15.1

20

N

SK509995

111

Conisbrough Wharf

Site of Conisbrough Lock

15.8

20

N

SK515992

111

Conisbrough Viaduct

16.4

20

N

SK525993

111

Sprotbrough Bridge

17.9

20

N

SE538015

111

Sprotbrough Lock No 11

18.1

21

N

SE539016

111

Don Viaduct (A1 (M))

18.6

21

N

SE546016

111

Doncaster Town Lock No 12

21.3

22

N

SE570036

111

Gas House Bight

21.8

22

N

SE575041

111

Long Sandall Lock No 13

24.9

23

N

SE602066

111

Barney Dun Lift Bridge

26.9

23

N

SE613095

111

Bramwith Junction

Junction with Sheffield and South Yorkshire New Junction Canal Aire & Calder - Sheffield and South Yorkshire New Junction Canal joins at this point

28

23

N

SE612107

111

Bramwith Lock No 14

28.1

24

N

SE615111

111

Stainforth and Keadby Canal Junction

30.1

24

N

SE645123

111

Thorne Lock No 16

Swing Bridge

32.6

25

N

SE682131

111

Thorne bridge

33

25

N

SE686128

111

Wykewell Lift Bridge

33.9

25

N

SE696121

111

Maud's Swing Bridge

35

25

N

SE718121

112

Medge Hall Swing Bridge

37.1

25

N

SE747122

112

Godnow Swing Bridge

38.1

25

N

SE761115

112

Crowle Bridge

39.5

25

N

SE782109

112

Vazon Swing Bridge

42.3

25

N

SE826114

112

Keadby Lock No 17

Junction with River Trent River Trent Junction

42.9

26

N

SE834114

112

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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