Hertford Lock

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Hertford Lock
HertfordLockUpstream.jpg
The lock and lock-keeper's cottage
Waterway River Lee Navigation
County Hertfordshire
Maintained by British Waterways
Operation Manual
Length 85 feet (25.9 m)
Width 16 feet (4.9 m)
Fall 7 feet 11 inches (2.4 m)
Distance to
Bow Creek
26.3 miles (42.3 km)
Distance to
Hertford Castle Weir
0.8 miles (1.3 km)
Geographic data
Coordinates 51°48′14″N 0°04′00″W / 51.803799°N 0.066739°W / 51.803799; -0.066739Coordinates: 51°48′14″N 0°04′00″W / 51.803799°N 0.066739°W / 51.803799; -0.066739

Hertford Lock (No1) is a lock situated on the River Lea on the eastern side of Hartham Common, Hertford in the English county of Hertfordshire. It is owned and managed by British Waterways and is the first lock of the River Lee Navigation.

Lower end of lock, and main gates

Public access[edit]

The lock is located on the River Lee Navigation towpath which forms part of the Lea Valley Walk

Public transport[edit]

Hertford East railway station



External links[edit]

Next lock upstream River Lee Navigation Next lock downstream
None Hertford Lock
Grid reference: TL3328013501
Ware Lock
0.5 mile