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Waterways of Essex

River Crouch

Waterway's place in Essex :

The whole river is in Essex.

Description:

This tidal navigation runs 17.5 miles, from Battlebridge Mill, Essex, to Holliwell Point.

Subordinate Waterways:

Navigation Authority: : Crouch Harbour Authority, The Quay, Burnham On Crouch, Essex CM0 8AS: Telephone 01621 783602 :

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The parts of the waterway within Essex are highlighted on the Table of Distances below.

River Crouch: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

The whole river is in Essex.

Holliwell Point

0

0

N

0

River Roach Junction

2.6

0

N

0

Burnham-on-Crouch

4.1

0

N

0

Ferry and Timber Yard

6.5

0

N

0

Bridgemarsh Island (Eastern End)

7.9

0

N

0

Bridgemarsh Island (Western End)

10.4

0

N

0

Fambridge Ferry

For foot passengers from South to North Fambridge

12

0

N

0

Hullbridge Ferry

Foot passengers only

15

0

N

0

Battlesbridge Mill

Tidal doors were used at this point but have now been removed.

17.5

0

D

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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