Copyright: Chris Houston
Taken: 6 August 2005
This photo was taken while I was on a trip on my own from Maidenhead down to Windsor and back.
Facilities: rubbish disposal and toilets.
This is a lock with a rise of 4f9.
|Maidenhead Railway Bridge||1 mile|
|Maidenhead Reach||5¼ furlongs|
|Bray Mill Weir Entrance||2¾ furlongs|
|Headpile Eyot||1½ furlongs|
|Bray Lock Weir Entrance||¾ furlongs|
|Bray Lock Weir Exit||¼ furlongs|
|New Thames Motorway Bridge||1¾ furlongs|
|Monkey Island||3½ furlongs|
|Summerleaze Footbridge||5 furlongs|
|Thames - The Cut Junction||5¼ furlongs|
- Bray Lake Watersports (Sports & Recreation)
1172 yards to the south.
- The Fat Duck (Restaurant)
907 yards to the west.
- The Waterside Inn (Organization, Restaurant)
721 yards to the west.
- Monkey Island (Restaurant, Event Venue)
850 yards to the southeast.
- Bray Marina (Marina)
1486 yards to the southeast.
- M4 (Highway, Outdoors, Street)
488 yards to the south.
- Legoland (Theme Park)
1456 yards to the southwest.
- Dorney Lake (Lake, Public Places & Attractions, Sports Venue & Stadium)
1612 yards to the southeast.
- Jubilee River, Taplow (River)
915 yards to the north.
- Harvester Dumb Bell (Fast Food Restaurant)
1634 yards to the north.
- The Hind's Head (Pub, Restaurant, Bar)
921 yards to the west.
- Braywick Nature Reserve (Environmental Conservation)
1586 yards to the west.
- Harvester! (Pub, Family Style Restaurant)
1632 yards to the north.
- Taplow Board and Ski (Medical & Health, Sports & Recreation)
1367 yards to the north.
- The Hair & Beauty Hut/PIA (Spa, Beauty & Personal Care)
441 yards to the southwest.
Wikipedia has a page about Bray Lock
Bray Lock is a lock and weir on the River Thames in England near Bray and Dorney and is just above the M4 Bridge across the Thames. The lock is on the Buckinghamshire side of the river on the opposite bank from Bray itself and Maidenhead which are in Berkshire. The pound lock was built by the Thames Navigation Commission relatively late in 1845 The lock keeper's cottage is on an island (Parting Eyot) between the lock and the weir.
The weir is almost level with the lock and runs straight across to the opposite bank from the other side of the lock island.
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