Boxmoor Top Lock No 62

also known as Slaughters Lock
A41, Dacorum HP1 2BL, United Kingdom
 
Boxmoor Top Lock No 62 is a minor waterways place on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) between Bulbourne Junction (Junction of Grand Union Wendover Arm with Main Line, Braunston 55¼ miles / Wendover 6¾ miles) (9 miles and 1½ furlongs and 16 locks to the northwest) and Grove Ornamental Bridge No 164 (6 miles and 1 furlong and 13 locks to the southeast).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Bulbourne Junction is Winkwell Skew Railway Bridge No 147b; 2½ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Grove Ornamental Bridge No 164 is Old Fishery Lane Bridge No 148 (with accompanying pipe bridge); 1½ furlongs away.

Mooring here is tolerable (it's just about possible if really necessary) , mooring pins are needed. Beware of bulges of silt. Side is very shallow. If water is low you wind up on the slant.

This is a lock with a rise of 6′8″.

 

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Nearest water point

Middlesex & Herts Boat Services Wharf — 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Apsley Services — 1 mile, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Nash Mill Top Lock No 68 — 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Bank Mill Service Station — 2 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Berkhamsted Services — 3 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Cowroast Lock No 46 — 6 miles, 1 furlong and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Cassiobridge Water Point — 7 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Bridgewater Basin — 7 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 18 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Winding Hole near Bulbourne Bridge — 8 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Marsworth Services — 10 miles, 1 furlong and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Batchworth Junction — 10 miles, 2½ furlongs and 21 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Rickmansworth Basin Footbridge — 10 miles, 4½ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Batchworth Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Rickmansworth Branch) to Rickmansworth Basin Footbridge
Copper Mill Lock No 84 — 12 miles, 7 furlongs and 23 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Slapton Wharf — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 32 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Aylesbury Basin Visitor Moorings — 16 miles, 1½ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Marsworth Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Aylesbury Arm) to Aylesbury Basin Visitor Moorings
Denham Marina — 17 miles, 1 furlong and 28 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Leighton Linslade Services — 18 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 35 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Rothschild Road Wharf — 18 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 35 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Cowley Sanitary Station — 18 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 28 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Packet Boat Marina Service Wharf — 19 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 29 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction

Nearest rubbish disposal

Fishery Lock No 63 — 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Apsley Services — 1 mile, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Apsley Marina — 2 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Berkhamsted Services — 3 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Cowroast Lock No 46 — 6 miles, 1 furlong and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Cowroast Marina — 6 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Marsworth Services — 10 miles, 1 furlong and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Town Field Farm Bridge No 130 — 10 miles, 2½ furlongs and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Rickmansworth Household Waste and Recycling Centre — 10 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Rickmansworth Rubbish Disposal — 10 miles, 4 furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Batchworth Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Rickmansworth Branch) to Rickmansworth Rubbish Disposal
Rickmansworth Basin — 10 miles, 4 furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Batchworth Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Rickmansworth Branch) to Rickmansworth Basin
Cheddington Bridge No 126 — 11 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 26 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Copper Mill Lane Rubbish Disposal — 12 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Aylesbury Basin Visitor Moorings — 16 miles, 1½ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Marsworth Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Aylesbury Arm) to Aylesbury Basin Visitor Moorings
Leighton Rubbish Disposal — 18 miles, 1 furlong and 35 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Iver Lane Bridge No 188 — 18 miles, 5½ furlongs and 28 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Packet Boat Marina Service Wharf — 19 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 29 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Apsley Services — 1 mile, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Apsley Marina — 2 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Cowroast Lock No 46 — 6 miles, 1 furlong and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Cowroast Marina — 6 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Marsworth Services — 10 miles, 1 furlong and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Batchworth Junction — 10 miles, 2½ furlongs and 21 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Aylesbury Basin Visitor Moorings — 16 miles, 1½ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Marsworth Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Aylesbury Arm) to Aylesbury Basin Visitor Moorings
Leighton Linslade Services — 18 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 35 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Cowley Sanitary Station — 18 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 28 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Packet Boat Marina Service Wharf — 19 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 29 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction

Nearest place to turn

Winkwell Dock Winding Hole — 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Boxmoor Bottom Lock Winding Hole — 1 mile, ¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
River Gade Junction — 1 mile, 1¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Apsley Bottom Lock Winding Hole — 1 mile, 7¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Bullbeggers Lane Winding Hole — 2 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Nash Mill Top Lock Winding Hole — 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Red Lion Lane Bridge No 155 — 2 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Kings Langley Winding Hole — 3 miles, ¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Toovey's Mill Arm — 3 miles, 3 furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Home Park Arm — 3 miles, 7½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Hunton Bridge Winding Hole — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Junction 19 Winding Hole — 5 miles, 5 furlongs and 13 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Lady Capel's Winding Hole — 5 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Cowroast Winding Hole — 6 miles, 1½ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Iron Bridge Lock Winding Hole — 7 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Station Road Bridge Winding Hole — 7 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Bridgewater Basin — 7 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 18 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Winding Hole near Bulbourne Bridge — 8 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Common Moor Lock Winding Hole — 9 miles, ¼ furlongs and 19 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Bulbourne Junction — 9 miles, 1½ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Middlesex & Herts Boat Services Wharf — 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Apsley Marina — 2 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Cowroast Marina — 6 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Marsworth Services — 10 miles, 1 furlong and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Packet Boat Marina Service Wharf — 19 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 29 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Packet Boat Marina — 19 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 29 locks away
Travel to Cowley Peachey Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Slough Arm) to Packet Boat Marina

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Middlesex & Herts Boat Services Wharf — 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Bridgewater Basin — 7 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 18 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Cheddington Wharf — 11 miles, 3 furlongs and 26 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Hillingdon Narrowboats Association — 12 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 23 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Harefield Marina — 14 miles, 6½ furlongs and 26 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Grove Lock Marina — 16 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
Denham Marina — 17 miles, 1 furlong and 28 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction
Rothschild Road Wharf — 18 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 35 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Gayton Junction
 

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Pub
Massage Service
British Restaurant
Convention Center
Sports & Recreation
Indian Restaurant
School Fundraiser
Farm
  • Boxmoor (Neighborhood)
    Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4 — 1109 yards to the east.
Beer Garden
  • The Steam Coach (Gastropub, British Restaurant)
    86 St Johns Road, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1NP — 1480 yards to the east.
Jewelry & Watches Store
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  • Swan Antiques Boxmoor (Antique Store)
    London Road, Swan Antiques Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2RA — 412 yards to the southeast.
Barber Shop
  • Chaulden barber shop (Hair Salon)
    44 long chaulden, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2HX — 544 yards to the north.
Bar
Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue
  • Boxmoor Cricket Club
    The Oval St John's Rd, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1NP — 1474 yards to the east.
Health & Wellness Website
  • Boxmoor Yoga (Yoga Studio)
    Parish Centre, St Mary and St Joseph's Catholic Church, 186b St John's Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1NR — 1180 yards to the east.
Train Station
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  • coffee & wine (Coffee Shop)
    67a St John's Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1QG — 925 yards to the east.
Landmark & Historical Place
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    Hemel Hempstead — 818 yards to the southeast.
Restaurant
  • Fishery Wharf Cafe Boxmoor (Cafe)
    Fishery Wharf, Fishery Lock, Fishery Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1NA — 618 yards to the east.
  • Harvester
    507 London Road, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9BQ — 844 yards to the east.
  • The Mallard Harvester
    507 London Rd., Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9BQ — 880 yards to the east.
E-commerce Website
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    Hemel Hempstead — 609 yards to the southeast.
Street
  • Felden Lane
    Felden Lane, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 0 — 1143 yards to the southeast.
Performance Art Theatre
Community Organization
Youth Organization
Interest
  • The Watermill Hotel
    London Road, Bourne End, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2RJ — 1566 yards to the west.
School
Hotel
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    Boxmoor Lodge Hotel, London Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2RA — 481 yards to the southeast.
Florist
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    232 St Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1QQ — 1000 yards to the east.
Local Service
Bookstore
Nonprofit Organization
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    The Box Moor Trust Centre, London Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2RE — 334 yards to the southwest.
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