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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TQ0242 : The Wey and Arun Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0457 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0557 : Footbridge, Walsham Lock by N Chadwick
SU9948 : River Wey / Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0242 : Wey and Arun Canal information board by N Chadwick
TQ0559 : Narrow road bridge by Pyrford Lock by Oast House Archive
TQ0457 : Newark Lock by N Chadwick
TQ0457 : Narrowboat, Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9946 : Narrowboat, River Wey by N Chadwick
SU9951 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0558 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9946 : River Wey / Wey Navigation north of Broadford Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ0558 : Narrowboat, Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9947 : River Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0457 : Newark Mill Cottages by River Wey Navigation by Oast House Archive
SU9949 : Millmead Lock, Guildford by N Chadwick
TQ0154 : Dark waters by N Chadwick
TQ0558 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0341 : The Downs Link crosses the Wey Arun Canal by N Chadwick
SU9948 : River Wey / Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0134 : Wey and Arun Canal, Sidney Wood by N Chadwick
SU9947 : St Catherine's Lock, Wey (Godalming) Navigation by N Chadwick
TQ0154 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick
SU9949 : Millmead Lock by N Chadwick
TQ0153 : Wey Navigation by N Chadwick

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

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