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Whitchurch Lock on the River Thames

Whitchurch LockWhitchurch Lock began life as a flash weir in 1580 and was converted to a wooden pound lock in 1787. The manual beams were removed in 1966 when the lock was converted to electro-hydraulic operation.

The Lock House is the only surviving one of its type - the arched window design is the same as when the house was built in 1829.

Did you know?

Nearby Pangbourne is famous as the last home of Kenneth Grahame who wrote Wind in the Willows.

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)3708 506 506
Postcode: RG8 7DJ

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