Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line)

The Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) is a small river and is part of the Calder and Hebble Navigation (57ft 6in length boats). It runs for 19 miles and 3½ furlongs through 27 locks from Fall Ing Junction (where it joins the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section)) to Salterhebble Junction (where it joins the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Halifax Branch) and the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 57 feet and 6 inches long and 14 feet wide. The maximum headroom is 8 feet and 7 inches. The maximum draught is 4 feet and 11 inches.

It has junctions with the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Dewsbury Old Cut) at Dewsbury Arm Junction and with the Huddersfield Broad Canal at Cooper Bridge Junction.

Notable features of the waterway include: Figure of Three Locks, Thornhill Double Locks, Brighouse Locks and Salterhebble Locks

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

Relevant books - waterway maps:

Relevant books - waterway guides:

 
 
 
Fall Ing Junction
Junction of the Calder and Hebble Navigation and the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section)
Fall Ing Lock Towpath Bridge ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Fall Ing Lock No 1 ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Wakefield Visitor Moorings
72 hour visitor moorings
1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Doncaster Road Bridge No 47 2¾ furlongs 1 lock
Barnsley Road Visitor Moorings
72 hour visitor moorings
3 furlongs 1 lock
Barnsley Road Bridge No 46 3½ furlongs 1 lock
Wakefield Flood Gates 3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Wakefield Flood Gates Towpath Bridge 3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Wakefield Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
4 furlongs 1 lock
Belle Isle Railway Bridge No 45 6¾ furlongs 1 lock
Thornes Locks No 2 (Double Locks)
You need a handspike to operate the gate paddles on this lock
1 mile and 3¼ furlongs 1 lock
Denby Dale Road Bridge No 44 1 mile and 4 furlongs 2 locks
Thornes Flood Gates 2 miles 2 locks
Thornes Flood Gates Bridge No 30 2 miles 2 locks
Thornes Flood Gates Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
2 miles and ¼ furlongs 2 locks
Dunkar Motorway Bridge 2 miles and 5 furlongs 2 locks
Broad Cut Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
3 miles 2 locks
Broad Cut Low Lock No 3 3 miles and ½ furlongs 2 locks
Waller Bridge 3 miles and 2½ furlongs 3 locks
Broad Cut Pipe Bridge 3 miles and 2½ furlongs 3 locks
Navigation Inn
72 hour visitor moorings
3 miles and 2½ furlongs 3 locks
Broad Cut Railway Bridge No 42 3 miles and 3 furlongs 3 locks
Broadcut Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
3 miles and 3¼ furlongs 3 locks
Broad Cut Top Lock No 4 3 miles and 3¾ furlongs 3 locks
Broad Cut Railway Bridge No 41 3 miles and 7¼ furlongs 4 locks
Hartley Bank Bridge No 29 4 miles and 2½ furlongs 4 locks
Beeston Bridge No 28 4 miles and 5 furlongs 4 locks
Bingley Arms PH & Horbury Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
5 miles 4 locks
Horbury Bridge
Flood Control Point
5 miles and ¼ furlongs 4 locks
Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station
Access to River Calder closed
5 miles and 1¼ furlongs 4 locks
Sykes Bridge No 26 5 miles and 5¾ furlongs 4 locks
Figure of Three Bottom Lock No 5
You need a handspike to operate the gate paddles on this lock
6 miles and ¼ furlongs 4 locks
Figure of Three Top Lock No 6 6 miles and ¾ furlongs 5 locks
Figure of Three Towpath Bridge No 25
Bridge over outlet from the main river
6 miles and 1 furlong 6 locks
Lady Anne Bridge No 24 6 miles and 2½ furlongs 6 locks
Mill Bank Railway Bridge No 40 6 miles and 4¼ furlongs 6 locks
Mill Bank Bridge No 23 6 miles and 5½ furlongs 6 locks
Mill Bank Lock No 7
You need a handspike to operate the ground paddles on this lock
6 miles and 5½ furlongs 6 locks
Ingham Colliery Bridge No 39 6 miles and 7 furlongs 7 locks
Lodge Farm Bridge No 27 6 miles and 7½ furlongs 7 locks
Double Locks Visitor Moorings 7 miles and 1¾ furlongs 7 locks
Thornhill First Pipe Bridge 7 miles and 2¼ furlongs 7 locks
Thornhill Second Pipe Bridge 7 miles and 2¼ furlongs 7 locks
Dewsbury Arm Junction
Junction of Calder and Hebble (Main Line) with the Dewsbury Arm
7 miles and 2½ furlongs 7 locks
Thornhill Double Locks - Bottom Lock No 10 7 miles and 2½ furlongs 7 locks
Thornhill Double Locks - Top Lock No 9 7 miles and 2¾ furlongs 8 locks
Thornhill Former Railway Bridge No 35 7 miles and 3½ furlongs 9 locks
Slaithwaite Bridge No 34 7 miles and 5 furlongs 9 locks
Brewery Bridge No 33 7 miles and 7¼ furlongs 9 locks
Perserverance Public House Visitor Moorings
24 hour moorings
8 miles and 1¼ furlongs 9 locks
Thornhill Pipe Bridge 8 miles and 1¼ furlongs 9 locks
Forge Lane Bridge 8 miles and 1½ furlongs 9 locks
Thornhill Railway Bridge No 31 8 miles and 2¼ furlongs 9 locks
Thornhill Railway Junction Pipe Bridge 8 miles and 2½ furlongs 9 locks
Schofield Bridge No 25 8 miles and 2½ furlongs 9 locks
Thornhill Railway Bridge No 24 8 miles and 4¼ furlongs 9 locks
Thornhill Flood Gates Pipe Bridge 8 miles and 4¾ furlongs 9 locks
Thornhill Flood Gates Footbridge 8 miles and 5 furlongs 9 locks
Thornhill Flood Gates 8 miles and 5 furlongs 9 locks
Thornhill Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
8 miles and 5¼ furlongs 9 locks
Thornhill Road Bridge 8 miles and 7¼ furlongs 9 locks
Ravensthorpe Pipe Bridge No 27 8 miles and 7½ furlongs 9 locks
Greenwood Lock Weir Exit 9 miles and 1½ furlongs 9 locks
Greenwood Lock No 10
Ravensthorpe Village
9 miles and 1¾ furlongs 9 locks
Greenwood Cut End Bridge No 17 9 miles and 4 furlongs 10 locks
Greenwood Flood Gates 9 miles and 4 furlongs 10 locks
Greenwood Flood Gates Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
9 miles and 4¼ furlongs 10 locks
Shepley Bridge No 26 9 miles and 5 furlongs 10 locks
Shepley Bridge Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
9 miles and 5 furlongs 10 locks
Shepley Bridge No 16 9 miles and 5¼ furlongs 10 locks
Shepley Bridge Lock No 11
You can use a handspike or a windlass to operate this lock
9 miles and 5¼ furlongs 10 locks
Shepley Bridge Marina 9 miles and 5½ furlongs 11 locks
British Waterways Board Yard
Dry Dock and section Inspectors Office
9 miles and 5½ furlongs 11 locks
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station 9 miles and 5¾ furlongs 11 locks
Shepley Bridge Marina Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
9 miles and 6¾ furlongs 11 locks
Wheatley Bridge No 20 9 miles and 7 furlongs 11 locks
Gill Bridge No 19 10 miles and 1½ furlongs 11 locks
Mirfield Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
10 miles and 2¾ furlongs 11 locks
Bull Bridge No 18 10 miles and 3 furlongs 11 locks
Mirfield 10 miles and 3¼ furlongs 11 locks
Mirfield Wharf 10 miles and 3¾ furlongs 11 locks
Ledgard Flood Gate (south east) 10 miles and 4¼ furlongs 11 locks
Ledgard Bridge No 17 10 miles and 4½ furlongs 11 locks
Ledgard Flood Gate (north west) 10 miles and 4½ furlongs 11 locks
Ledgard Flood Gate Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
10 miles and 4¾ furlongs 11 locks
Battyeford Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
11 miles and 3½ furlongs 11 locks
Battyeford Lock No 12 11 miles and 3¾ furlongs 11 locks
Wood Lane Marina 11 miles and 4½ furlongs 12 locks
Battyeford Cut Bridge No 15 11 miles and 4¾ furlongs 12 locks
Battye Cut End Bridge No 14 12 miles and 1 furlong 12 locks
Battye Flood Gates 12 miles and 1 furlong 12 locks
Battye Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
12 miles and 1¼ furlongs 12 locks
Battyeford Hauling Bridge No 14 12 miles and 1½ furlongs 12 locks
Battyeford Pipe Bridge 12 miles and 1¾ furlongs 12 locks
Battyeford Railway Bridges No 13 12 miles and 2 furlongs 12 locks
Cooper Bridge Lock Pipe Bridge 12 miles and 3¾ furlongs 12 locks
Cooper Bridge Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
12 miles and 4 furlongs 12 locks
Cooper Bridge Lock No 13 12 miles and 4¼ furlongs 12 locks
Cooper Bridge No 12 12 miles and 5½ furlongs 13 locks
Cooper Bridge Flood Lock Visitor Moorings
72 hour visitor moorings
12 miles and 6 furlongs 13 locks
Cooper Bridge Flood Gates 12 miles and 6¼ furlongs 13 locks
Cooper Bridge Junction
Junction of the Huddersfield Broad Canal and the Calder and Hebble Navigation
12 miles and 6½ furlongs 13 locks
Kirklees Railway Bridges 13 miles and 1¾ furlongs 13 locks
Kirklees Low Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
13 miles and 2¾ furlongs 13 locks
Kirklees Low Lock No 14
The top ground paddles and gate paddles of this lock can only be operated with a handspike!
13 miles and 3 furlongs 13 locks
Brearley Bridge No 11 13 miles and 4½ furlongs 14 locks
Kirklees Top Lock No 15
The top gates can only be opened with a handspike!
13 miles and 5 furlongs 14 locks
M62 Motorway Bridge No 20 14 miles and ½ furlongs 15 locks
Anchor Pit Visitor Moorings
14 day Visitor Moorings
14 miles and 1 furlong 15 locks
Anchor Pit Bridge No 9 14 miles and 1½ furlongs 15 locks
Anchor Pit Flood Gates
Kirklees
14 miles and 1½ furlongs 15 locks
Anchor Pit Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
14 miles and 1¾ furlongs 15 locks
Blackeborough Bridge No 19 14 miles and 5½ furlongs 15 locks
Brighouse Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
15 miles 15 locks
Brighouse Bottom Lock No 16
You can use either a handspike or a windlass to operate this lock
15 miles and ¼ furlongs 15 locks
Brighouse Basin Visitor Moorings
72 hour visitor moorings between the locks
15 miles and ½ furlongs 16 locks
Brighouse Top Lock No 17 15 miles and ¾ furlongs 16 locks
Brighouse Basin
Landscaped basin, with 48 hour visitor moorings, close to the town centre
15 miles and 1 furlong 17 locks
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 15 miles and 1 furlong 17 locks
Brighouse Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
15 miles and 1¼ furlongs 17 locks
Huddersfield Road No 18 15 miles and 1½ furlongs 17 locks
Anchor Bridge No 3 15 miles and 2½ furlongs 17 locks
Ganny Footbridge No 7 15 miles and 4¾ furlongs 17 locks
Ganny Lock No 18 15 miles and 5 furlongs 17 locks
Ganny Winding Hole 15 miles and 6¼ furlongs 18 locks
Ganny Pipe Bridge 15 miles and 7 furlongs 18 locks
Camms Mill Bridge No 17 15 miles and 7¾ furlongs 18 locks
Brookfoot Footbridge No 6 16 miles 18 locks
Brookfoot Lock No 19
Flood Control Point
16 miles and ¼ furlongs 18 locks
Cromwell Bridge No 5 16 miles and 2¾ furlongs 19 locks
Cromwell Lock No 20
You need a handspike to operate the top gates of this lock
16 miles and 2¾ furlongs 19 locks
Freemans Bridge No 4 16 miles and 4 furlongs 20 locks
Crowther Footbridge 16 miles and 5¾ furlongs 20 locks
Crowther Bridge No 16 16 miles and 5¾ furlongs 20 locks
Park Nook Lock No 21
You need a handspike to operate the top gates of this lock
17 miles and 2¾ furlongs 20 locks
Colliers Arms PH 17 miles and 3½ furlongs 21 locks
Elland Lock No 22
You need a handspike to operate the top gates ground paddles of this lock
17 miles and 4¼ furlongs 21 locks
Conduit Bridge 17 miles and 5¾ furlongs 22 locks
Elland Railway Bridge No 15 17 miles and 6¼ furlongs 22 locks
Calderway Bridge No 14 17 miles and 6½ furlongs 22 locks
Barge & Barrel PH 17 miles and 7 furlongs 22 locks
Elland Wharf Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
17 miles and 7¼ furlongs 22 locks
Elland Basin
Elland Basin has been nicely restored
17 miles and 7¼ furlongs 22 locks
Elland Road Bridge No 5 17 miles and 7½ furlongs 22 locks
Woodside Mills Bridge No 3 18 miles and 2½ furlongs 22 locks
Woodside Mills Lock No 23 18 miles and 2¾ furlongs 22 locks
Long Lees Railway Bridge No 13 18 miles and 5½ furlongs 23 locks
Long Lee Lock No 24 18 miles and 6 furlongs 23 locks
Stainland Bridge No 11 19 miles and 1¾ furlongs 24 locks
Salterhebble Bottom Lock No 25
This is a guillotine lock and a BW key is needed to operate it.
19 miles and 1¾ furlongs 24 locks
Salterhebble Aqueduct 19 miles and 2 furlongs 25 locks
Salterhebble Wharf 19 miles and 2½ furlongs 25 locks
Salterhebble Bottom Basin Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
19 miles and 2¾ furlongs 25 locks
Salterhebble Middle Lock No 26
You can use a handspike or a windlass to operate this lock
19 miles and 2¾ furlongs 25 locks
Salterhebble Sanitary Station 19 miles and 3 furlongs 26 locks
Salterhebble Top Lock No 27
You need a handspike to operate this lock
19 miles and 3¼ furlongs 26 locks
Salterhebble Junction
Junction of Halifax Branch (closed after 600 yards) with Calder and Hebble Main Line, and Salterhebble Top Lock No 27
19 miles and 3½ furlongs 27 locks
 
 
 
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Wikipedia has a page about Calder and Hebble Navigation

The Calder and Hebble Navigation is a Broad (i.e. with 14-foot-wide (4.3 m) locks and bridgeholes) inland waterway in West Yorkshire, England, which has remained navigable since it was opened.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Calder and Hebble Navigation
[Elland] [Huddersfield Broad Canal] [Copley, West Yorkshire] [Navigable aqueduct] [Brighouse] [Canal ring] [Dewsbury] [Rochdale Canal] [River Calder, West Yorkshire]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 10:30