How to use Wey in a sentence
Winding in a south-easterly direction, it passes Eton and Windsor (434),(434), Datchet (412), Staines (36), Chertsey (32), Shepperton (30) and Sunbury (262), receiving the Coln from the left at Staines, and the Wey from the right near Shepperton.
It lies on the left bank of the river Wey, on the southern slope of a hill rising about 700 ft.
Navigation is also carried on by the Medway to Tonbridge, on the lower parts of the Darent and Cray, from Dartford and Crayford, and on the Wey up to Guildford and Godalming.
It is formed of Weymouth, a fishing town and seaport on the southwest of the Wey, and Melcombe Regis on the north-east of the river, the two towns being contiguous The situation on Weymouth Bay, which is enclosed to the south by the Isle of Portland, and north by the eastward trend of the coast, is picturesque.
It lies in the flat valley of the river Wey, i m.Advertisement
The Basingstoke canal, which connects the town with the river Wey and so with the Thames, was opened about 1 794, but lost its trade owing to railway competition.
It is beautifully situated on the right bank of the Wey, xII.
An he gaed up til ane o thaim an spiert whit wey hir mou haed turnt sae ugsum.
Thay maun laund on the mukkil Craig an see gin thay coud finnd a wey inti the keep.
ItÃ¢s lyke Ah didna ken whit wey ti turn.Advertisement
The Wey & Arun Canal Trust has also, with the help of a grant from IWA, constructed two slipways at Drungewick.
The Woking, Aldershot and Basingstoke canal joins the Wey, but is little used.