Hungerford Marsh Lock

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Hungerford Marsh Lock and swing bridge

Hungerford Marsh Lock is a lock on the Kennet and Avon Canal, at Hungerford, Berkshire, England.

The lock has a rise/fall of 8 ft 1 in (2.46 m).[1]

The lock is unique compared to others on the canal in that it has a swing bridge directly over the centre of the lock that must be opened before the lock may be used.


  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
Cobbler's Lock Hungerford Marsh Lock
Grid reference: SU326685
Hungerford Lock

Coordinates: 51°24′53″N 1°31′57″W / 51.41459°N 1.53262°W / 51.41459; -1.53262