Newbury Lock

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Canal flowing away from the photographer divides into two channels with the right hand one arriving at lock gates. To the is a building and to the right a footpath and a pub.
Newbury Lock seen from the Water Bridge

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

The lock has a rise/fall of 3 ft 6 in (1.07 m).[1]

It is a grade II listed building.[2] The brick walls are capped with Bath Stone and are wider at the top than at the base in an attempt to counteract frost damage.[3]


  1. ^ Pearson, Michael (2003). Kennet & Avon Middle Thames:Pearson's Canal Companion. Rugby: Central Waterways Supplies. ISBN 0-907864-97-X.
  2. ^ "Newbury Lock". Images of England. Retrieved 2006-09-16.
  3. ^ Russell, John (1997). The Kennet & Avon Canal: A journey from Newbury to Bath in 1964. Bath: Millstream Books. p. 11. ISBN 0-948975-46-6.

See also[edit]

Next lock upstream Kennet and Avon Canal Next lock downstream
Guyer's Lock Newbury Lock
Grid reference: SU470671
Greenham Lock

Coordinates: 51°24′04″N 1°19′33″W / 51.40099°N 1.32576°W / 51.40099; -1.32576