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River Ure

Description of River Ure: Runs 8 miles from the junction with the Ripon Canal, below Oxclose Lock, to Swale Nab, where it joins the River Ouse.

History of River Ure: Promoted by Acts of 1767 and 1820 to extend the Yorkshire Ouse Navigation.
For more details see the History page.

Newby Hall from the River Ure

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of River Ure: Westwick Lock is the smaller of the two locks and is length 57 foot, beam 14 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 Ure: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Swale Nab Junction

Junction with River Ouse (Yorkshire) River Swale junction

0

0

N

SE430659

99

Milbury Lock No 1

2.5

1

N

SE402674

99

Boroughbridge

B6265 road bridge

2.9

1

N

SE395671

99

A1 Road Bridge

3.5

1

N

SE386670

99

Green's Landing

4

1

N

SE384662

99

Brampton Hall

5

1

N

SE367664

99

Westwick Lock No 2

6

2

N

SE355667

99

Newby Hall Landing

6.5

2

N

SE351671

99

Rippon Canal Junction

Junction with Ripon Canal Ox Close Lock tail

8

2

N

SE332679

99

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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