Rammey Marsh Lock
Rammey Marsh Lock looking north towards the M25 road bridge
|Waterway||River Lee Navigation|
|County||London Borough of Enfield
|Maintained by||British Waterways|
|Length||85 feet (25.9 m)|
|Width||16 feet (4.9 m)|
|Fall||3 feet 3 inches (1 m)|
|12.3 miles (19.8 km)|
Hertford Castle Weir
|14.0 miles (22.5 km)|
Rammey Marsh is marked thus on the Ordnance Survey map of 1887, named from Ramhey 1538, Rammey 1610, probably 'island (of dry ground in marsh) where rams are pastured', from Old English ramm and ēg.(p187)
The lock and the adjoining cut are of 1864. Across the lock tail, a reused cast- iron footbridge dated 1835.
Vehicular access only from the north via Lea Valley Walk. Which can be accessed at Lea Road.
Pedestrian and cycle access via the towpath which forms part of the Lea Valley Walk.
|Next lock upstream||River Lee Navigation||Next lock downstream|
|Waltham Town Lock
|Rammey Marsh Lock
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