Keynsham Lock No 2


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Cadburys factory in the background, Lovely aromas if the wind is in the right direction!
Copyright: Keith Hadden
Taken: 6 April 2007
 
Keynsham Lock No 2 is a minor waterways place on the River Avon - Bristol (Main River - Bath to Bristol) between River Avon Junction (Junction of the River Avon and the Kennet & Avon Canal) (10 miles and ¾ furlongs and 4 locks to the east) and Bristol - Bush Corner (Visitor moorings) (6 miles and 4½ furlongs and 2 locks to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of River Avon Junction is Keynsham Road Bridge; ½ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Bristol - Bush Corner is Keynsham Lock Weir Exit (Channel leading to the Weir); ¼ furlongs away.

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Mainline railway stations (348 away); Barclays Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (629 away); HSBC cashpoints (ATM machines) (582 away); Lloyds Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (566 away); Natwest Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (588 away)

This is a lock with a rise of 6f10.

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Nearest Water point

Hanham Lock No 1 — 1 mile, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Cumberland Basin Entrance Lock No 2
Bathampton Bridge No 183 — 12 miles, 4½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bathampton Bridge No 183
Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 15 miles, 5½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Somerset Coal Canal Junction
Bradford and Frome Road Wharves — 19 miles, 7 furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bradford and Frome Road Wharves

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Hanham Lock No 1 — 1 mile, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Cumberland Basin Entrance Lock No 2
Abbey View Lock No 11 — 10 miles, 3½ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Abbey View Lock No 11
Bathampton Bridge No 183 — 12 miles, 4½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bathampton Bridge No 183
Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 15 miles, 5½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Somerset Coal Canal Junction
Bradford and Frome Road Wharves — 19 miles, 7 furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bradford and Frome Road Wharves

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Bradford and Frome Road Wharves — 19 miles, 7 furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bradford and Frome Road Wharves

Nearest Place to turn

Keynsham Lock Weir Entrance — 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Pulteney Bridge and Weir
Hanham Lock Weir Entrance — 1 mile, ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Cumberland Basin Entrance Lock No 2
Hanham Lock Weir Exit — 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Cumberland Basin Entrance Lock No 2
Bathhurst Parade Marina — 6 miles, 4 furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Cumberland Basin Entrance Lock No 2
City Ferry Landing Arm Junction — 6 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Cumberland Basin Entrance Lock No 2
Ferry Landings Arm — 7 miles, 3½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Cumberland Basin Entrance Lock No 2
Horseshoe Walk Bridge No 190 — 10 miles, 3½ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Horseshoe Walk Bridge No 190
Pulteney Gardens Winding Hole — 10 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Pulteney Gardens Winding Hole
Sydney Wharf Winding Hole — 10 miles, 6½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Sydney Wharf Winding Hole
Bathampton Bridge Winding Hole — 12 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bathampton Bridge Winding Hole
Bathampton Winding Hole — 12 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bathampton Winding Hole
Claverton Winding Hole — 14 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Claverton Winding Hole
Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 15 miles, 5½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Somerset Coal Canal Junction
Brassknocker Basin — 16 miles, ¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Somerset Coal Canal Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Somersetshire Coal Canal) to Brassknocker Basin
Conkwell Wood Winding Hole — 16 miles, ¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Conkwell Wood Winding Hole
Avoncliffe Aqueduct (north end) — 18 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Avoncliffe Aqueduct (north end)
Avoncliffe Aqueduct (south end) — 18 miles, 2½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Avoncliffe Aqueduct (south end)
Bradford and Frome Road Wharves — 19 miles, 7 furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bradford and Frome Road Wharves
 

Wikipedia has a page about Keynsham Lock

Keynsham Lock (grid reference ST658690) is situated on the River Avon at Keynsham, England.

The lock opened in 1727.

Just above the lock are some visitor moorings and a pub, on an island between the lock and the weir. The weir side of the island is also the mouth of the River Chew.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Keynsham Lock
[List of locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal] [Keynsham] [River Avon (Bristol)] [Kennet and Avon Canal] [Hanham Lock] [Netham Lock] [Swineford Lock] [Avon and Gloucestershire Railway] [List of scheduled monuments in Bath and North East Somerset]
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