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River Stort

Description of River Stort: Runs 13.75 miles, from Bishop's Stortford, to south-west of Roydon, where it joins the River Lee.

History of River Stort: Acts passed in 1759 (but no work done) and 1766, fully open in 1769.
For more details see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the River Lee

Bishop's Stortford on the River Stort

Related Books of River Stort

Related videos of River Stort

  • The Lee & Stort Navigation , Released in 2001, 57 minutes Produced by VideoActive, tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

Related photographs of River Stort

Related External Web Sites of River Stort

  • Annie's Launch A narrowboat available for private charter to cruise the River Stort. In the galley Annie displays her skills as a chef specialising in Far Eastern cuisine.
  • River Stort - History This Stort Navigation history is part of an excellent Bishop's Stortford and Thorley History and Guide site that will also be of use to visitors.
  • The Canal Boat Project Operate a fleet of four accessible boats - 2 dayboats - Dawn Treader and Stort Daybreak and 2 holiday boats - Stort Challenger and Red Watch, fitted to meet the needs of people with a wide range of disabilities.

Related Cruising Logs of River Stort

Other Related Pages of River Stort

Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of River Stort: Length 85 foot, beam 13 foot 3 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

River Stort: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Bishop's Stortford

Head of Navigation

0

0

N

TL489211

167

South Mill Lock No 1

1

1

N

TL494199

167

Twyford Lock No 2

2

2

N

TL494192

167

Spellbrook Lock No 3

3

3

N

TL490175

167

Tednambury Lock No 4

3.8

4

N

TL483167

167

Sawbridgeworth Lock No 5

5

5

N

TL486152

167

Sheering Mill Lock No 6

5

6

N

TL488144

167

Freakes Lock No 7

5.5

7

N

TL484134

167

Harlow Lock No 8

6.5

8

N

TL471128

167

Latton Lock No 9

7.5

9

N

TL457120

167

Burnt Mill Lock No 10

8.8

10

N

TL445112

167

Parndon Lock No 11

9.3

11

N

TL438110

167

Hunsdon Mill Lock No 12

10.5

12

N

TL422113

167

Roydon Lock No 13

11.6

13

N

TL410104

167

Brick Lock No 14

12.3

14

N

TL402102

167

Roydon Lower Lock No 15

12.9

15

N

TL393095

166

River Lee Junction

Junction with River Lee

13.3

15

N

TL390092

166

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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