River Wear

The River Wear is a tidal river and is part of the Waterways of Mainland Britain. It runs for 12 miles from Mouth of the Wear (where it joins the North Sea) to Chester-le-Street Weir (beyond which it is no longer navigable).

The exact dimensions of the largest boat that can travel on the waterway are not known. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.

 
 
 

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Mouth of the Wear
Sunderland Yacht Club 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Sunderland Marina 4½ furlongs 0 locks
Hendon Dock 5½ furlongs 0 locks
Wearmouth Bridge 1 mile and 3¼ furlongs 0 locks
Wearmouth Rail Bridge 1 mile and 3½ furlongs 0 locks
Queen Alexandra Bridge 2 miles and 5 furlongs 0 locks
Hylton Viaduct 4 miles and 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Cox Green Footbridge 7 miles and ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Victoria Viaduct
Mothballed in 1991
7 miles and 4½ furlongs 0 locks
Fatfield Bridge 8 miles and 1½ furlongs 0 locks
Chartershaugh Bridge 8 miles and 4 furlongs 0 locks
New Bridge (Lambton Estate) 9 miles and 2 furlongs 0 locks
Lamb Bridge 9 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
Black Drive Bridge 10 miles and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Lambton Bridge 11 miles 0 locks
A1(M) Bridge 11 miles and 1½ furlongs 0 locks
Chester-le-Street Weir 12 miles 0 locks
 
 
 
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Navigation closure notice: Tees Navigation, Navigation: Closed, Towpath: Open - Lock Lift Bridge — from Monday the 13th of May, 2019 to Wednesday the 13th of May, 2020.

The lock lift bridge is currently inoperable.

We will issue an update when repairs have been carried out.

Notification sent Monday the 13th of May, 2019

 
 
 

Wikipedia has a page about River Wear

The River Wear (pronounced WEER) in North East England rises in the Pennines and flows eastwards, mostly through County Durham to the North Sea in the City of Sunderland. At 60 mi (97 km) long, it is one of the region's longest rivers, wends in a steep valley through the cathedral city of Durham and gives its name to Weardale in its upper reach and Wearside by its mouth.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to River Wear
[List of rowing clubs on the River Wear] [Victoria Viaduct] [Northumbria Police] [Sunderland Bridge, County Durham] [Wearmouth Bridge] [Prebends Bridge] [New Wear bridge] [Monkwearmouth Railway Bridge] [Hylton Viaduct]
Information retrieved Thursday 31 December 2015 at 6:40