Swineford Lock

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Swineford lock
A weir with water flowing from right to left, surrounded by trees and vegetation.
Weir at Swineford

Swineford Lock (grid reference ST691689) is situated on the River Avon, at the village of Swineford, England.

In its heyday, between 1709 and 1859 Swineford had an active brass and copper industry which were served by the river which also provided water power for the cloth industry.[1]


  1. ^ Allsop, Niall (1987). The Kennet & Avon Canal. Bath: Millstream Book. ISBN 0-948975-15-6. 

See also[edit]

Next lock upstream River Avon, Bristol / Kennet and Avon Canal Next lock downstream
Saltford Lock Swineford Lock
Grid reference: ST691689
Keynsham Lock

Coordinates: 51°25′06″N 2°26′45″W / 51.41827°N 2.44575°W / 51.41827; -2.44575