Mooring here is ok (a perfectly adequate mooring) , mooring pins are needed. The only mooring is on off-side of Lock Island. Consult the Lock Keeper. Nearest mooring, shallow in places, is upstream of Lock, off-side, in grounds of Mapledurham House. (£5 pn - July 2011)
Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, boater-operated pump-out, rubbish disposal and toilets.
This is a lock with a rise of 6′9″.
|Whitchurch Lock||2 miles, 3 furlongs|
|Whitchurch Toll Bridge||2 miles, 2 furlongs|
|Whitchurch Lock Weir Exit||2 miles, 1¾ furlongs|
|Hardwick House and Stud||1 mile, 1½ furlongs|
|Mapledurham Lock Weir Entrance||¾ furlongs|
|Mapledurham Lock Weir Exit||¾ furlongs|
|Purley Gardens Moorings||5½ furlongs|
|Tilehurst Station||1 mile, 2 furlongs|
|Poplar Island||1 mile, 5¼ furlongs|
|Appletree Eyot||1 mile, 6¼ furlongs|
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Nearest rubbish disposalThe nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Nearest chemical toilet disposalThe nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at: On this waterway in the direction of Teddington Lock Weir Exit Travel to Thames - Kennet Junction (Kennet Mouth), then on the River Thames (River Kennet) to High Bridge Reading, then on the River Kennet to Aldermaston Lock No 95
Nearest place to turn
Nearest self-operated pump-outThe nearest self-operated pump-out is here. Others are at:
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Wikipedia has a page about Mapledurham Lock
Mapledurham Lock is a lock and weir situated on the River Thames in England. The lock was first built in 1777 by the Thames Navigation Commissioners and the present lock dates from 1908.
Despite its name, the lock is located in the Berkshire village and civil parish of Purley-On-Thames on the south bank of the river, rather than in the Oxfordshire village of Mapledurham on the other side of the river. The lock is accessible from Purley village down Mapledurham Drive, a metalled lane that turns to gravel. The weir stretches across the river, in both counties.
The weir runs from the lock island in a long curve across the river between the two villages. However no access is possible across the weir, and without a boat, journeys between the two villages require a lengthy detour via Reading or Pangbourne. The weir still provides a head of water to drive Mapledurham Watermill which is on the opposite side of the river. The weir is also the furthest upstream on the Thames that has a salmon ladder.
- Direct Wines
1 Waterside Dr, Reading, RG7 4 — 814 yards to the south.
- Jacko's dever and diddy discos
9 huckleberry close Purley on thames,, Reading, RG8 8 — 981 yards to the southwest.
- Purley Creek Co
The Wardens Bungalow, Purley Gardens Moorings, Reading, RG8 8BY — 865 yards to the south.
- Lions Club Reading
6 Goodliffe Gardens, Reading, RG31 6FZ — 1352 yards to the south.
- Purley Park Trust
12 Huckleberry Close, Purley on Thames, Reading, RG8 8EH — 1017 yards to the southwest.
- AMORA Candlesuk (Aromatherapy Service)
Chazey Heath, Mapledurham, RG4 7UE — 382 yards to the east.
- Crane spotters uk
36 Glebe Road, Reading, RG8 8DP — 1318 yards to the southwest.
- Bad Clothing Company (Sports)
Reading — 715 yards to the southwest.
- Hardwick Estate
Hardwick Estate Office, Reading, RG8 7RD — 1530 yards to the northwest.
- Vets4Pets Tilehurst (Pet Store)
Inside Pets at Home, Reading Retail Park, Oxford Road, Reading, RG30 1PR — 1080 yards to the southwest.
- BrewRepublicuk (Wine, Beer & Spirits Store)
Reading — 814 yards to the south.
- Sergent Roofing
9 Marshall Close, Reading, RG8 8DQ — 1230 yards to the south.
- ChristChurch Tilehurst (Church)
Fullbrook Crescent, Tilehurst, RG31 6RY — 1636 yards to the south.
- BH Painters & Decorators (Interior Design Studio)
7 Gwynne Close, Tilehurst, Reading, RG31 6RE — 1508 yards to the south.
- Purley on Thames
Reading, RG8 8 — 831 yards to the southwest.
- Purley on Thames (Travel & Transportation)
831 yards to the southwest.
- The Reading Cake Company (Cupcake Shop)
Reading — 686 yards to the south.
- Bac 2 Basics Accounting Limited (Tax Preparation Service, Business Consultant)
The Old Dairy, Home Farm, Purley Village, Reading, RG8 8AX — 781 yards to the southwest.
- Mapledurham Lock (Coffee Shop)
Reading — 9 yards to the west.
- Mapledurham Watermill
Reading — 200 yards to the east.
- Mapledurham House (Museum)
Reading — 315 yards to the southeast.
- Hardwick House (Residence)
Reading — 1365 yards to the northwest.
- Sulham and Tidmarsh Woods and Meadows
Reading — 1389 yards to the southwest.
- Scotts of Reading (Window Installation Service)
Scotts of Reading Limited, 58 Hazel Road, Purley, Reading, RG8 8HR — 1233 yards to the south.
- Purley Cricket Club
Reading — 1568 yards to the southwest.
- Keyhole surgery locksmith
1 Chestnut Grove, Reading, RG8 8BU — 551 yards to the south.
- Shampooch - Purley Dog Grooming
32 Primrose Close, Reading, RG8 8DG — 830 yards to the southwest.
- Parish Church of St. Margaret
Mapledurham — 318 yards to the southeast.
Reading — 649 yards to the south.
- Dave Patterson Driving Tuition
12 Myrtle Close, Reading, RG31 6GQ — 1599 yards to the south.
- M jordan roofing
40 Wintringham way purley on Thames, Reading, RG8 8 — 431 yards to the south.
- Purley Church of England Primary School
Purley Village, Reading, RG8 8AF — 781 yards to the southwest.
- The African Queen Cruising Hotel Boat
Syringa, Wargrave rd, Henley on Thames, RG9 3JD — 132 yards to the north.
- My Ville Dolls (Playground)
9 Farm Close, Purley On Thames, Reading, RG8 8BA — 836 yards to the southwest.
- Royal Orchid Beauty by Nok (Business Service)
2 Duncan Gardens, Reading, RG8 8D — 1031 yards to the southwest.
- St Mary's, Purley on Thames (Religious Organization, Church)
St Mary's Avenue, Purley on Thames, Reading, RG8 8BJ — 781 yards to the south.
- Purley Sports and Social Club (GymPhysical Fitness Center)
Goosecroft Lane Purley, Reading, RG88 — 1572 yards to the southwest.
- Barn Owl Day Nursery & Preschool (Preschool, Child Care Service)
1117 Oxford Road, Tilehurst, RG8 8 — 1290 yards to the southwest.
- Delta Force Paintball Reading
Mapledurham Estate, Berkshire, Reading, RG4 7TR — 268 yards to the east.