Hamstead Lock

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Hamstead Lock is a lock on the Kennet and Avon Canal, at Hamstead Marshall between Kintbury and Newbury, Berkshire, England.

The lock has a rise/fall of 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m).[1]

It is a grade II listed building.[2]


  1. ^ Pearson, Michael (2003). Kennet & Avon Middle Thames:Pearson's Canal Companion. Rugby: Central Waterways Supplies. ISBN 0-907864-97-X.
  2. ^ "Hamstead Lock". Images of England. Retrieved 2006-09-16.

See also[edit]

Next lock upstream Kennet and Avon Canal Next lock downstream
Copse Lock Hamstead Lock
Grid reference: SU424671
Benham Lock

Coordinates: 51°24′05″N 1°23′31″W / 51.40135°N 1.39188°W / 51.40135; -1.39188