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Improvement of the navigation of the River Nene

Improvement of the navigation of the River Nene

from the sea to Peterborough drainage of the north western parts of the Middle Level, Whittlesea Mere, Moreton"s Leam Wash, etc. At a meeting of the London Board, held this 1st day of May, 1840, at the Fen Office, Serjeants"Inn, Fleet Street, in the Cityof London, pursuant to certain resolutions of a public meeting, held at Peterborough on the 23d April, 1840.

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Published by printed by Charles Lowe in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Spine title: Nene Valley 1840-1881.

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Open LibraryOL17956682M

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The River Nene flows out of the hills of West Northamptonshire through a long valley that stretches the length of the county to Peterborough. The Nene and its numerous tributaries and wetlands form a connected landscape that provides a haven for a wonderful mix of wildlife. River Nene Paddlesports! More. Book Online. Booking Enquiries. Log In. 0 Navigation Courses National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) Adventure Rutland can deliver and assess Navigation awards to Bronze and Silver level for the NNAS, and Bronze, Silver and Gold levels for the Young Star Navigator Award. For.

The River Nene by Iain Smith. Imray's new edition of the River Nene by Iain Smith is an essential guide for navigators and is fully up to date as of April Containing maps of the entire waterway as well as detailed maps of each section providing all the major points of navigation as well as dimensions of . River Nene, Oundle, Northants Controlling Club: Oundle AS. Membership details: The river can be fished on a day ticket costing £3, which can be bought on the bank. A club book for the winter is only £7 per year. Matches: Oundle AS run a series of opens throughout the year. There are also plenty of club matches for Oundle AS members.


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About the River Nene The River Nene is an important regional navigation, rising at sources near Bradby, Naseby and Yelvertoft, and becomes navigable at Northampton where these tributaries combine.

Navigation starts at the junction with the Northampton Arm of the Grand Union Canal near Cotton End Lock and extends km (91 miles) to the sea.

River Guide Explore all the visitor mooring points, water points, pump-out and elsan facilities along the River Nene. Download the guide or if you’re on the move let. Title of Act Nene Valley Drainage and Navigation Improvement Act Description: Scheme to improve the River Nene from Northampton to Wisbech by new cuts, widening, construction of weirs or overfalls, and new bridges at Nene Quay, Wisbech, and the Dog-in-a-Doublet public house, Whittlesey.

River Nene. The navigable river Nene extends from the junction with the Northampton Arm of the Grand Union Canal to the mouth of the river on the Wash at Crab's Hole. The navigable river is 88 miles ( km) long and has 38 locks.

Peterborough (31 miles inland) was the tidal limit until the lock and sluice were built at Dog-in-a-Doublet in River Nene.

Description of River Nene: Runs 91 miles from Northampton, where it joins the Northampton Branch of the Grand Union Canal, to the Wash. The lower 26 miles (from Dog-in-a-Doublet Lock) are tidal. History of River Nene: Promoted by Acts of (no work done), and Navigation from Thrapston to Peterborough promoted by the Act and navigation.

Wisbech Dock and the Improvement of the River Nene. Description: Description: 1. Construction of a navigable channel commencing near the termination of a timber piling on the Western bank of the River Nene and passing due North through the parish of Wisbech St.

Peter, and joining the original course of the river again near Meadow's Slip in. Objective 3 of the NIA is to “improve the ecological status of the river and enhance ecosystem service provision”.

Much of the Nene is in Water Framework Directive poor ecological status due to diffuse pollution, water abstraction, and heavily modified river morphology due to channel alteration for navigation and flood risk y: England.

The Nene Way is a long distance footpath, following the banks of the Nene for much of its length. Walkers on the trail can explore sites associated with Mary, Queen of Scots. The River Nene is navigable for most of its length, from its junction with the Grand Union canal to the Wash.

Boats up to 23 metres long can safely use the river. Northampton is one of the largest towns in England. Middle Level Navigations. The Middle Level Navigations are a network of waterways in the Fens between the River Nene at Peterborough with the Great Ouse at Denver Sluice.

There are three locks along the shortest route ( miles - km) between Peterborough and Salters Lode, although the total length of the Middle Level Navigations is over 90 miles ( km) excluding those sections managed.

Facts about the River Nene 9: improvement. In andpeople tried to improve the condition of River Nene so that it could be navigated easily. The surveys were commissioned by the people who lived in Northampton. Check Also: 10 Facts about River Soar.

Facts about the River Nene a. River Nene Spiral-bound – Novem by Iain Smith (Author) › Visit Amazon's Iain Smith Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Iain Smith (Author) out of 5 stars 3 /5(3). The River Nene links the Grand Union Canal to the River Great Ouse via the Middle Levels.

Originally a commercial navigation, the Nene is now used almost entirely for recreation. It covers the history of inland navigation as part of water conservancy and has an interesting take on how inland navigation could have been controlled for the greater good - shame it wasn't.

In the book the river is spelt throughout as the River Nen. River Nene Navigation Joint Stock certificate for the Western Division of the Navigation, issued 1.

April The first recorded attempts to improve the upper river for navigation occurred in andwhen the people of Northampton commissioned tuent country: England. About this Item: River Nene Catchment Board., UK, Card Cover. Condition: Near Fine (NEAR NEW). No Jacket. This is the First Edition.

This book is part of a large purchase from a Public Sector Library and except where mentioned are for the most part LIKE NEW. Upper Nene and Ise Areas Map. The RNRP and the Environment Agency are providing advice on this to farmers in the Upper Nene and Ise areas through the River Nene Catchment Partnership.

[ KB ] RNRP Interactive Maps. Hover over districts for a description of the area. [ ] Nene Catchment [Map] The Nene Catchment area. [ KB ]. The design on the River Nene ring reflects this later theocratical innovation of grid-based interlace.

Similar self-sustaining circular knots with hidden crosses can be seen in the Book of Kells, on the Canons VI, VII, and VIII.

Although not completely exact, this example illustrates the use of such a pattern in religious contexts. Report and estimates on the improvement of the navigation of the River Nene: from its outfall to Peterborough, and for the more efficient drainage of Moreton's Leam Wash and Whittlesea Mere, and a portion of the adjoining lands in the middle district of the Great Bedford Level.

Buy The River Nene New edition by Smith, Iain (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). Situated on the River Nene in Northamptonshire in the heart of the UK it is easily accessible from all parts of the country.

It is a large marina with berths and full facilities. All berths on the marina are on floating moorings, alleviating worries about your boat’s safety as the water levels in the River Nene.

Records of the River Nene Catchment Board: lock planmap of waterways in the Nene catchment arearecord of some of the Catchment Board's work Date. Reference code. BW23 Access Status. These records are available immediately for research.The River Nene is an excellent paddle for those looking for a multi-day adventure.

Find launches, routes, trails, and services along the River Nene here.Map of the River Nene (Map) [Imray] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month.