Feildes Weir Lock

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Feildes Weir Lock
Feides Weir Lock.JPG
The 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 5 feet (1.5 m)
Distance to
Bow Creek
19 miles (30.6 km)
Distance to
Hertford Castle Weir
7.3 miles (11.7 km)
Coordinates 51°45′49″N 0°00′47″E / 51.763574°N 0.012998°E / 51.763574; 0.012998Coordinates: 51°45′49″N 0°00′47″E / 51.763574°N 0.012998°E / 51.763574; 0.012998

Feildes Weir Lock (No5) is a lock on the River Lee Navigation located close to Hoddesdon.


The lock is adjacent to the confluence of the River Lea and the River Stort at Feildes Weir.

The 120-acre (0.49 km2) Glen Faba lake is to the east of the lock.

Public access[edit]

Vehicular access via Rattys Lane

Walking and cycle access via the towpath that forms part of the Lea Valley Walk

Public transport[edit]

Rye House railway station

External links[edit]

Next lock upstream River Lee Navigation Next lock downstream
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Feildes Weir Lock
Grid reference: TL3890009177
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