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This waterway runs through a largely unspoilt part of rural Essex and connects the county town of Chelmsford with the tidal estuary of the River Blackwater at Heybridge Basin. It is 13.8 miles (22.1 km) long and has 13 locks.

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      Chelmer & Blackwater Canal

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      The Lock House, Heybridge Basin, CM9 4RY

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