Swineford Lock No 3

Bath Road, Bitton, Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom
 
 
Swineford Lock No 3 is a minor waterways place on the River Avon (Kennet and Avon Navigation) between River Avon Junction (Junction of the River Avon and the Kennet & Avon Canal) (6 miles and 6½ furlongs and 3 locks to the southeast) and Hanham Lock Weir Exit (Channel leading to the Weir) (4 miles and 4¼ furlongs and 2 locks to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of River Avon Junction is Swineford Lock Weir Entrance (Channel leading to the Weir); ¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Hanham Lock Weir Exit is Swineford Lock Weir Exit (Channel leading to the Weir); ½ furlongs away.

This is a lock with a rise of 4f4.

User contributed information about Swineford Lock No 3
The main road (A431) and the Swan Inn on it are not accessible from the lock.
information from anonymous, 23-1-2008 13:42:59
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Nearest water point

Hanham Lock No 1 — 4 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Hanham Lock No 1
Bathampton Bridge No 183 — 9 miles, 2½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bathampton Bridge No 183
Arnolfini Moorings — 10 miles and 4 locks away
Travel to Hanham Lock No 1, then on the River Avon - Bristol (Main River - Bath to Bristol) to City Ferry Landing Arm Junction, then on the River Avon - Bristol (City Ferry Landing Arm) to Arnolfini Moorings
Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 12 miles, 3½ furlongs and 10 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 — 16 miles, 5 furlongs and 11 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 — 4 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Hanham Lock No 1
Abbey View Lock No 11 — 7 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 7 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 — 9 miles, 2½ furlongs and 10 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 — 12 miles, 3½ furlongs and 10 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 — 16 miles, 5 furlongs and 11 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 — 16 miles, 5 furlongs and 11 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 — 2 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Hanham Lock No 1
Hanham Lock Weir Entrance — 4 miles, 3 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Hanham Lock No 1
Hanham Lock Weir Exit — 4 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Hanham Lock No 1, then on the River Avon - Bristol (Main River - Bath to Bristol) to Hanham Lock Weir Exit
Horseshoe Walk Bridge No 190 — 7 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 7 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 — 7 miles, 1½ furlongs and 8 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 — 7 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 10 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 — 9 miles, 3 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bathampton Bridge Winding Hole
Bathampton Winding Hole — 9 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bathampton Winding Hole
Bathhurst Parade Marina — 9 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Hanham Lock No 1, then on the River Avon - Bristol (Main River - Bath to Bristol) to Bathhurst Parade Marina
City Ferry Landing Arm Junction — 9 miles, 7½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Hanham Lock No 1, then on the River Avon - Bristol (Main River - Bath to Bristol) to City Ferry Landing Arm Junction
Ferry Landings Arm — 10 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Hanham Lock No 1, then on the River Avon - Bristol (Main River - Bath to Bristol) to Ferry Landings Arm
Claverton Winding Hole — 11 miles and 10 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Claverton Winding Hole
Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 12 miles, 3½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Somerset Coal Canal Junction
Brassknocker Basin — 12 miles, 6 furlongs and 10 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 — 12 miles, 6 furlongs and 10 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) — 14 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 10 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) — 15 miles, ¼ furlongs and 10 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 — 16 miles, 5 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bradford and Frome Road Wharves
The Old Chandelry Marina — 17 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to The Old Chandelry Marina
Bradford on Avon Winding Hole — 18 miles and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bradford on Avon Winding Hole

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 12 miles, 3½ furlongs and 10 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 — 16 miles, 5 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to River Avon Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) to Bradford and Frome Road Wharves

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Wikipedia has a page about Swineford Lock

Swineford Lock is a canal lock situated on the River Avon, at the village of Swineford, England.

The Bristol Avon Navigation, which runs the 15 miles (24 km) from the Kennet and Avon Canal at Hanham Lock to the Bristol Channel at Avonmouth, was constructed between 1724 and 1727, following legislation passed by Queen Anne, by a company of proprietors and the engineer John Hore of Newbury. The first cargo of 'Deal boards, Pig-Lead and Meal' arrived in Bath in December 1727. The navigation is now administered by the Canal & River Trust.

In its heyday, between 1709 and 1859 Swineford had an active brass and copper industry which were served by the river which also provided water power for the cloth industry. The mill was later converted into a flock mill.

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