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River Ouse (Yorkshire)

Description of River Ouse (Yorkshire): Runs 61.75 miles from Swale Nab, where it joins the River Ure navigation, to Trent Falls where it joins the rivers Trent and Humber.

History of River Ouse (Yorkshire): Promoted by Acts of 1642, 1657, 1727, 1732 and 1767. Navigation from Widdington Ings to Swale Nab opened in 1769.
For more details see the History page.

Moorings at Ouse Bridge, York

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  • The Last Run II (Yorkshire Ouse and Aire & Calder Navigation) , 26 minutes Produced by IA Recordings, Two Journeys. The first is Acaster's purpose Built 'Little Shuva' pushing two barges loaded with newsprint up to York, recorded in April 1997. Sadly, this traffic is no more. The second is Dean & Dyball's Trentaire on the last run with sewage effluent from Knostrop near Leeds to Goole. Note there is no sound commentary. Available on tape. Order on video tape from Amazon

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of River Ouse (Yorkshire): Naburn Lock maximum craft size: Length 150 foot, beam 25 foot 6 inches. Linton Lock: Length 60 foot, beam 15 foot 4 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

River Ouse (Yorkshire): Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Swale Nab Junction

Junction with River Ure Junction with River Ure Navigation and the River Swale

0

0

N

SE430660

99

Aldwark Bridge

4.3

0

N

SE467621

100

Ouseburn Junction

Also called Ouse Gill Beck

5.6

0

N

SE473604

100

Linton Lock

7.8

1

N

SE500600

100

Newton-on-Ouse

8.8

1

N

SE510600

997

Widdington Ings

9.8

1

N

SE513583

105

River Nidd Junction

10

1

N

SE513578

105

Beningbrough

11.3

1

N

SE528576

105

Overton

13.3

1

N

SE551557

105

Nether Poppleton

13.8

1

N

SE558551

105

Rawcliffe Ings

14.8

1

N

SE571552

105

Clifton Ings

15.8

1

N

SE581530

105

Lendal Bridge, York

17.5

1

N

SE600519

105

Ouse Bridge, York

17.8

1

N

SE602516

105

Skeldergate Bridge, York

18

1

N

SE604513

105

River Foss Junction

Junction with River Foss

18.3

1

N

SE605510

105

Bishopthorpe

20.8

1

N

SE600476

105

Naburn Ferry

Naburn Village

22.3

1

N

SE598456

105

Acaster Malbis

22.8

1

N

SE590454

105

Naburn Locks

Large and small locks

23.5

2

N

SE594445

105

Acaster Selby

26.3

2

N

SE575414

105

River Wharfe Junction

Junction with River Wharfe

28

2

N

SE573390

105

Cawood Bridge

B1222 road bridge

29

2

N

SE574378

105

Kelfield

30.3

2

N

SE593382

105

Riccal Landing

31.5

2

N

SE608381

105

Barlby

35.3

2

N

SE627338

105

Selby Bridge

A19 road bridge

36.8

2

N

SE617325

105

Selby Junction

Junction with Aire & Calder Navigation - Selby Section Selby Branch of the Aire and Calder Navigation

37

2

N

SE622322

105

Hemingbrough

42.3

2

N

SE669301

106

Barby-on-the-Marsh

Junction with River Derwent River Derwent junction

43.5

2

N

SE681285

106

Long Drax Railway Bridge (site of)

44.1

2

N

SE685281

105

Asselby Island

Junction with River Aire River Aire junction

47.3

2

N

SE722262

105

Boothferry Bridge

A614 road bridge

48

2

N

SE733262

105

Howden Dyke

Ferry and Shipyard

50

2

N

SE758266

106

Hook and Skelton Vlllages

On opposite sides of the navigation

50.8

2

N

SE764257

106

Goole Junction

Junction with Aire & Calder Main Line Junction with Aire and Calder Navigation Main Line

52.8

2

N

SE751229

106

Don Junction, Goole

Junction with River Don Junction with River Don (Dutch River)

52.9

2

N

SE751227

106

Swinefleet

54.8

2

N

SE768223

105

Saltmarshe

56.8

2

N

SE789239

112

Whitgift

57.8

2

N

SE811229

106

Blacktoft

59.8

2

N

SE843240

106

Trent Falls

Junctions with River Humber and River Trent Junction with the Trent and Humber

60.8

2

N

SE865236

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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