Wey Navigations :: Shared Description

The Wey Navigation opened in 1653 and was one of the first British rivers to be made navigable. In 1764 the Godalming Navigation opened, creating a 20-mile waterway running from the Thames at Weybridge to Godalming - now the southern-most part of the inland waterway network.
Originally the Wey Navigations were used for transporting barge loads of heavy goods via the Thames to London. Timber, coal, corn, flour, wood and even gunpowder were regularly moved up and down the waterway.
Later in 1796 the Basingstoke Canal was dug and connected to the Wey and in 1816 the Wey and Arun Junction Canal was opened, connecting with the Wey at Stonebridge.
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by N Chadwick
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SU9844 : Catteshall Lock by N Chadwick
SU9946 : Narrowboat on the River Wey by N Chadwick
SU9946 : Towpath north along the River Wey by N Chadwick
SU9947 : Railway bridge over the River Wey by N Chadwick
TQ0341 : The Downs Link crosses the Wey Arun Canal by N Chadwick
SU9844 : Narrowboat, Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9844 : Farncombe Boathouse by N Chadwick
SU9949 : Millmead Lock by N Chadwick
TQ0356 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0154 : Swan on the Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0557 : River Wey, Walsham Lock by N Chadwick
SU9949 : Narrowboats on the Wey Navigation at Guildford by Jonathan Hutchins
TQ0152 : Clay Lane Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ0558 : ELDR2 by the Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0457 : E2 long Distance Path by N Chadwick
SU9949 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9844 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9951 : Willow by the Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0045 : Wey and Arun Canal Informattion Board by N Chadwick
SU9845 : Wey Navigation / River Wey by N Chadwick
SU9945 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9945 : Bridge over the Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0154 : Bridge over the Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9949 : Millmead Lock, Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9949 : River Wey, Wey Navigation and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre by N Chadwick

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Created: Wed, 1 Sep 2010, Updated: Sun, 5 Sep 2010

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