Newbury Lock No 85 K&A

This was the first lock on john Rennie’s Kennet and avon Canal to be built in 1796 and it is the only Lock with a lever-operated ground paddles in southern England.

The lock in the heart of newbury as shown below.

in the heart of Newbury on the ennet and Avon Canal

Newbury Lock

  • next lock upstream Guyer’s Lock
  • next lock downstream Greenham Lock


You can see the location on the Map

To find out more about the

    history, origin and development of the K&A Canal


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