George Billington Lock

Named after a man whose donation enabled volunteers to build the lock. He died of an incurable disease within a week of the lock's opening.
Also known as: Offenham Lock
Manor Farm Golf Course, Anchor Lane, Wychavon WR11 8NR, United Kingdom
 
George Billington Lock is a minor waterways place on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Upper Avon Navigation) between Offenham (2 miles and 2 furlongs to the southwest) and Royal Shakespeare Theatre (14 miles and 3½ furlongs and 8 locks to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Offenham is George Billington Lock Weir Exit (Channel leading to the Weir); ¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Royal Shakespeare Theatre is Footbridge upstream of George Billington Lock (Fish and Anchor Pub not accessible from this footbridge); ¾ furlongs away.

Mooring here is excellent (this is a really good mooring) , mooring rings or bollards are available. Mooring is limited to 24-48 hours.

Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, rubbish disposal and water point.

This is a lock, the rise of which is not known.

 
User contributed information about George Billington Lock
The Fish and Anchor PH is now a "country dining" place.
Information last edited Thursday the 13th of July, 2017 at 10:53 PM by Shultzy.

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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Footbridge upstream of George Billington Lock — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham Lock — 3 miles, 6½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Evesham Lock
Evesham — 4 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Evesham
Bidford Bridge — 5 miles and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Binton Bridge — 9 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Luddington Lock — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Wyre Lock — 13 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Wyre Lock
Colin P Witter Lock — 14 miles, ½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Pershore Recreation Ground — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Recreation Ground
Stratford Top Lock No 52 — 15 miles, ½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Stratford Top Lock No 52
The Old Bathing Place — 15 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Chaleybeate Bridge No 63 — 16 miles, 1½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Chaleybeate Bridge No 63

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Footbridge upstream of George Billington Lock — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham — 4 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Evesham
Bidford Bridge — 5 miles and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Luddington Lock — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Weir Brake Lock — 13 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Colin P Witter Lock — 14 miles, ½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Pershore Recreation Ground — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Recreation Ground
Bancroft Basin — 14 miles, 4½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Bancroft Basin
Pershore New Bridge — 14 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore New Bridge
Pershore Bridge Moorings — 14 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Bridge Moorings
The Old Bathing Place — 15 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Chaleybeate Bridge No 63 — 16 miles, 1½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Chaleybeate Bridge No 63

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Footbridge upstream of George Billington Lock — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham Lock — 3 miles, 6½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Evesham Lock
Luddington Lock — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Wyre Lock — 13 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Wyre Lock
Pershore Recreation Ground — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Recreation Ground
Stratford Top Lock No 52 — 15 miles, ½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Stratford Top Lock No 52
The Old Bathing Place — 15 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House

Nearest place to turn

George Billington Lock Weir Exit — ¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Evesham Lock
George Billington Lock Weir Entrance — 1¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Robert Aickman Lock Weir Exit — 3 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Robert Aickman Lock — 4¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Abbots Salford Holiday Park Marina — 2 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Avon - Arrow Junction — 3 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham Lock Weir Exit — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Evesham Lock Weir Exit
E & H Billington Lock Weir Exit — 5 miles, 5 furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
E & H Billington Lock Winding Hole — 5 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
E & H Billington Lock Weir Entrance — 5 miles, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Pilgrim Lock Weir Exit — 6 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Chadbury Lock Weir Entrance — 6 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Chadbury Lock Weir Entrance
Pilgrim Lock Weir Entrance — 6 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
W A Cadbury Lock Weir Exit — 8 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
W A Cadbury Lock Weir Entrance — 8 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Fladbury Lock Weir Entrance — 9 miles, 1½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Fladbury Lock Weir Entrance
Fladbury Lock Weir Exit — 9 miles, 2½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Fladbury Lock Weir Exit
Binton Bridge Upstream Channel Entrance — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Binton Bridge Downstream Channel Entrance — 9 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Luddington Lock Weir Exit — 11 miles, 2 furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Evesham Lock — 3 miles, 6½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Evesham Lock

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Pershore Recreation Ground — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Recreation Ground
 

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Information retrieved Thursday 4 July 2019 at 16:54
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Massage Service
Information Technology Company
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    The Code Hub, Haddonsacre, Evesham, WR11 8JJ — 1599 yards to the southwest.
Social Club
Park
Pet Supplies
  • SOGGY MUTT (Pet Store, Pet Service)
    Evesham, WR11 8 — 1497 yards to the east.
Golf Course & Country Club
Agricultural Cooperative
  • Gardeners Kitchen LTD (Farm)
    Gardeners Kitchen, Mill Farm, Anchor Lane, Harvington, Evesham, WR118PA — 1277 yards to the north.
Farm
Food & Beverage
  • Kanes Foods
    Cleeve Road, Middle Littleton, Evesham, WR118JR — 989 yards to the east.
Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning Service
  • Jakama
    Bennetts Hill Farm, Long Hyde Rd, Evesham, WR11 8TH — 1504 yards to the south.
Furniture Store
  • Adam Clarke Furniture
    Bennett's Hill, Long Hyde Road, South Littleton, Evesham, WR11 8TB — 1504 yards to the southeast.
Bed and Breakfast
  • South House Alpacas (Vacation Home Rental)
    South House, Main St, Evesham, WR11 7 — 1573 yards to the southeast.
Photographer
RV Park
Accountant
  • Abacus 181 Limited
    2 The Hopkiln Church Street, Evesham, WR118 — 1121 yards to the west.
Landmark & Historical Place
Auction House
  • Saturday Auction (Vintage Store)
    Unit B3-B4, Bennetts Hill Business Park, Long Hyde Rd, Evesham, WR11 8TB — 1006 yards to the southeast.
Local Business
Event Planner
  • Onosh Event Catering (Caterer)
    14 School Lane Middle Littleton, Evesham, WR118LJ — 1351 yards to the east.
Community Organization
Outdoor & Sporting Goods Company
  • Compass Point (Sporting Goods Store)
    14 School Lane, Middle Littleton, Evesham, WR11 8 — 1328 yards to the east.
Nonprofit Organization
  • Offenham Family Festival (Live Music Venue, Social Club)
    Offenham Village Hall, Offenham, WR11 8QD — 1506 yards to the southwest.
Contractor
Florist
Neighborhood
Screen Printing & Embroidery
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    Evesham — 1565 yards to the southwest.
Secretarial Service
Information retrieved Tuesday 25 June 2019 at 12:15