Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation, Essex

Historical Description

Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation, a waterway in Essex, 13 ¼ miles long, commencing at Springfield, near Chelmsford, and passing through Great Boddow, Little Boddow, Boreham, Ulting, and Langford to Its termination on the Blackwater at Heybridge, forming a communication between Chelmsford and the sea, which can be used by boats 50 feet long and drawing 2 feet 6 inches of water.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5