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River Foss

Description of River Foss: Runs one and a quarter miles from Monk Bridge, Yorkshire, to Blue Bridge where it joins the River Ouse.

History of River Foss: Promoted by Acts of 1793 and 1801. Originally it extended to Monk Bridge.
For more details see the History page.

Navigation Authority: : City of York, The Guildhall, York YO1 9QN: Telephone 01904 613161 : Fax 01904 551665 : Email highways@york.gov.uk :

Castle Lock, York

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of River Foss: Length 97 foot, beam 18 foot 6 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

River Foss: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Monk Bridge

Upper limit of navigation A1036 road bridge

0

0

N

SE608525

105

Laverthorpe Bridge

0.3

0

N

SE608521

105

Foss Bridge

0.8

0

N

SE606517

105

Castle Mills Lock & Bridge

1

1

N

SE606513

105

Blue Bridge

Junction with River Ouse (Yorkshire) Junction with River Ouse

1.3

1

N

SE605510

105

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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