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River Wey

The River Wey is one of the Waterways in the United Kingdom and a tributary of the River Thames. It runs nearly 20 miles from Godalming in Surrey to the Thames at Shepperton[?] in London.

It was made navigable in 1653 to allow barges to transport goods to London. The Basingstoke Canal and Wey and Arun Junction Canal were later dug to connect with the Wey navigation.

The river became to property of the National Trust in 1964 and they have a visitor center at Dapdune Wharf, a former boatyard in Guildford.

See also: River Wey, Dorset[?]

External link: Dapdune Wharf and River Wey Navigations (http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/places/riverwey/)



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