Wootton Rivers Lock

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Wootton Rivers Lock

Wootton Rivers Lock, also called Wootton Rivers Bottom Lock, is a lock on the Kennet and Avon Canal at Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire, England.

Wootton Rivers Bottom Lock was built during the canal's construction between 1794 and 1810. The lock has a rise/fall of 8 ft 0 in (2.43 m).[1] The parish of Wootton Rivers has three more locks upstream: Heathy Close, Brimslade, and Wootton Top Lock.

The lock and its road bridge are Grade II listed.[2]


  1. ^ Pearson, Michael (2003). Kennet & Avon Middle Thames:Pearson's Canal Companion. Rugby: Central Waterways Supplies. ISBN 0-907864-97-X.
  2. ^ "Wootton Rivers Lock". Images of England. Retrieved 9 August 2015.

See also[edit]

Next lock upstream Kennet and Avon Canal Next lock downstream
Heathy Close Lock Wootton Rivers Lock
Grid reference: SU198629
Caen Hill Locks

Coordinates: 51°21′53″N 1°43′01″W / 51.36482°N 1.71699°W / 51.36482; -1.71699