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River Ancholme

Description of River Ancholme: Runs from Bishopsbridge to South Ferriby on the River Humber. The main line is straight and the countryside is not easily seen over the high banks. It is drainage channel that may not be navigable after heavy rain.

History of River Ancholme: A very old navigation with a patent dating back to 1287. The Ancholme Navigation was promoted under Acts of 1767, 1802 and 1825.
For more details see the History page.

Points of Interest of River Ancholme: There is a Rasen-Ancholme trust which seeks to expand the waterway to Market Rasen.

Navigation Authority of River Ancholme : Environment Agency Recreation and Navigation, Region: Anglia Region, Kingfisher House, Goldhay Way, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough PE2 5ZR: Telephone 01733 371811 : Fax 01733 231840 :

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of River Ancholme: South Ferriby Lock: length 68 foot, beam 19 foot. Harlam Hill Lock: length 40 foot, beam 12 foot. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

River Ancholme: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Bishopbridge

Head of Navigation

0

0

N

TF031910

112

Owersby Landing

1.5

0

N

TF023932

112

Atterby Landing

2

0

N

TF020938

112

Harlam Hill Lock No 1

2.4

1

N

TF019943

112

Snitterby Bridge

2.8

1

N

TF018948

112

Brandy Wharf Bridge

4

1

N

TF014969

112

Redbourne Old River

6.3

1

N

TA006006

112

North Kelsey Landing

6.5

1

N

TA005008

112

Hibaldstow Bridge

6.9

1

N

TA004014

112

Cadney Bridge

7.8

1

N

TA000028

112

Old River Ancholme Southern Junction

Southern junction with the navigable loop through Brigg, 1.75 miles long.

9.5

1

N

SE994057

112

Brigg town and new bridge

A18 road bridge

10.3

1

N

SE993069

112

Old River Ancholme Northern Junction

Northern junction with the navigable loop through Brigg, 1.75 miles long.

10.8

1

N

SE992077

112

Castlethorpe Bridge

11.5

1

N

SE989087

112

Broughton Bridge

12.5

1

N

SE985105

112

Worlaby Landing

13.5

1

N

SE981118

112

Bonby Landing

14.8

1

N

SE976139

112

Appleby Landing

16

1

N

SE972158

112

Saxby All Saints Bridge

16.4

1

N

SE971164

112

Winterton Landing

17.5

1

N

SE972181

112

Horkstowe Bridge

18

1

N

SE973189

112

Ferriby Sluice, Lock No 2

Junction with River Humber Junction with River Humber

19.1

2

N

SE975211

106

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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