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.
- Terra Mater Landscapes
Reading — 1177 yards to the southwest.
- Gardening By Gill (Gardener)
Wintringham Way, Reading, RG8 8BH — 470 yards to the south.
- Beautiful Bespoke Baskets for every occasion
Purley on Thames, Reading — 1177 yards to the southwest.
- Nickys Ironing Service
Based in Tilehurst, Reading — 1177 yards to the southwest.
- Jacko's dever and diddy discos
9 huckleberry close Purley on thames,, Reading, RG8 8EH — 981 yards to the southwest.
- Amee's Kitchen
knowsley road, Reading, RG31 — 1313 yards to the south.
- Purley Park Trust
12 Huckleberry Close, Purley on Thames, Reading, RG8 8EH — 1017 yards to the southwest.
- The African Queen Cruising Hotel Boat
Syringa, Wargrave rd, Henley on Thames, RG9 3JD — 132 yards to the north.
- Guardian Roof Berkshire
58 Hazel Road, Reading, RG8 8HR — 1235 yards to the south.
- Crane spotters uk
36 Glebe Road, Reading, RG8 8DP — 1318 yards to the southwest.
- Tracy Averies & Co Building Works
2 Jasmine Cottages, Purley-on-Thames, Reading, RG8 8AU — 1177 yards to the southwest.
- Hardwick Estate
2 The Ridgeway, Reading, RG8 7RD — 1530 yards to the northwest.
- Mapledurham Food Festival
Mapledurham — 348 yards to the southeast.
- Retain, Develop and Prosper Advisors Limited
Home Farm, Purley Village, Purley on Thames, Reading, RG8 8AX — 781 yards to the southwest.
- 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.
- St Mary's, Purley on Thames (Religious Center, Church)
St Mary's Avenue, Purley on Thames, Reading, RG8 8BJ — 781 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.
- Jim Hellier Photographic
Reading, RG8 8DB — 863 yards to the southwest.
- Orin Consulting
Reading — 1591 yards to the southwest.
- Mapledurham Lock (Coffee Shop)
Mapledurham Lock, Reading — 9 yards to the west.
- Mapledurham House (Museum)
Mapledurham House, Reading, RG4 7 — 315 yards to the southeast.
- Mapledurham Watermill
Reading — 200 yards to the east.
- Hardwick House (Residence)
Reading — 1365 yards to the northwest.
- The Reading Cake Company (Cupcake Shop)
Reading — 686 yards to the south.
- Paw prints houses
purley on Thames, Reading, 31 — 1177 yards to the southwest.
Reading — 649 yards to the south.
- A Special Touch Ltd
Long Lane, Reading, RG31 — 1173 yards to the southwest.
- Carpenter jobs
Reading, RG31 — 1469 yards to the south.
- Scotts of Reading
Scotts of Reading Limited, 58 Hazel Road, Purley, Reading, RG8 8HR — 1235 yards to the south.
- 3D Construction
9 the short, purley on thames, Reading, RG8 8BP — 661 yards to the south.
- The Outside
Reading — 1561 yards to the northwest.
- Tea On The Thames summer opening times 9am to
Mapledurham lock, Mapledurham drive, Reading, RG8 8BE — 10 yards to the west.
- My Ville Dolls (Playground)
9 Farm Close, Purley On Thames, Reading, RG8 8BA — 836 yards to the southwest.
- BrewRepublicuk (Website)
Reading — 814 yards to the south.
- Bad Clothing Company
Reading — 715 yards to the southwest.
- Purley Sports and Social Club (GymPhysical Fitness Center)
Goosecroft Lane Purley, Reading, RG8 8DR — 1572 yards to the southwest.
- Barn Owl Day Nursery & Preschool (Preschool)
1117 Oxford Road, Tilehurst, RG31 6UT — 1290 yards to the southwest.