Froxfield Bottom Lock

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Froxfield Bottom Lock after reconstruction in 1976

Froxfield Bottom Lock is a lock on the Kennet and Avon Canal, at Froxfield, Wiltshire, England.

Froxfield Bottom Lock was built between 1718 and 1723 under the supervision of the engineer John Hore of Newbury. The canal is administered by the Canal & River Trust. The lock has a rise/fall of 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pearson, Michael (2003). Kennet & Avon Middle Thames:Pearson's Canal Companion. Rugby: Central Waterways Supplies. ISBN 0-907864-97-X. 

See also[edit]

Next lock upstream Kennet and Avon Canal Next lock downstream
Froxfield Middle Lock Froxfield Bottom Lock
Grid reference: SU303676
Picketfield Lock

Coordinates: 51°24′24″N 1°33′57″W / 51.40662°N 1.56577°W / 51.40662; -1.56577