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River Rother (Eastern)

Description of River Rother (Eastern): This 16 mile navigation runs from Bodiam Castle to the East Pier Rye. It is called the "Eastern" to distinguish it from the "Western" River Rother, which is also in Sussex.

History of River Rother (Eastern): Promoted by Acts of 1826 and 1830.
For more details see the History page.

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Navigation Authority of River Rother (Eastern) : Environment Agency Recreation and Navigation, Region: Southern Region, Guildbourne House, Chatsworth Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 1LD: Telephone 01903 832000 : Fax 01903 821832 :

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of River Rother (Eastern): Length 56 foot, beam 13 foot 9 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

River Rother (Eastern): Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Bodiam Bridge

Bodiam Castle

0

0

N

0

Newenden

4.1

0

N

0

Newmill Channel Junction

6.9

0

N

0

Kitchenham Road Bridge

6.9

0

N

0

B2082 Road Bridge

10

0

N

0

Royal Military Canal Junction

Junction with Royal Military Canal

11.5

0

N

0

Scot's Float Sluice

Star Lock

12.5

1

N

0

Railway Bridge

13.8

1

N

0

River Brede Junction

Junction with River Brede Rye

14

1

N

0

Rye Harbour

15.4

1

N

0

East Pier

16.4

1

N

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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