River Kennet

The River Kennet is a small river and is part of the Kennet and Avon Canal. It runs for 18 miles and 4 furlongs through 20 locks from High Bridge Reading (where it joins the River Thames (River Kennet)) to Northcroft Lane Arm (where it joins the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 70 feet long and 13 feet and 6 inches wide. The maximum headroom is 7 feet and 10 inches. The maximum draught is 3 feet and 7 inches.

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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High Bridge Reading
Jurisdiction for River Kennet changes between BW and the EA here
Yield Hall Place Bridge ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Delphi Bridge ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Cooks Bridge
Caution, Traffic Lights Control
1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Bridge Street Bridge No 2 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
County Lock No 106 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Winding Hole above County Lock 2¾ furlongs 1 lock
Inner Distribution Road Bridge No 4 3 furlongs 1 lock
Berkeley Avenue Bridge No 5 4¼ furlongs 1 lock
Berkeley Avenue Pipe Bridge 4¼ furlongs 1 lock
Rose Kiln Lane Bridge No 8 1 mile and 3 furlongs 1 lock
Reading Relief Road Bridge 1 mile and 4 furlongs 1 lock
Fobney Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
1 mile and 6¾ furlongs 1 lock
Waterworks Bridge No 9 1 mile and 7 furlongs 1 lock
Fobney Lock No 105 1 mile and 7 furlongs 1 lock
Winding Hole above Fobney Lock 1 mile and 7¼ furlongs 2 locks
Fobney Lock Weir Entrance
No Access
2 miles and 3¼ furlongs 2 locks
Southcote Railway Bridge No 11 2 miles and 4 furlongs 2 locks
Southcote Lock Weir Exit 2 miles and 5 furlongs 2 locks
Winding Hole below Southcote Lock 2 miles and 5¼ furlongs 2 locks
Milkmaids Footbridge No 12 2 miles and 5½ furlongs 2 locks
Southcote Lock No 104 2 miles and 5¾ furlongs 2 locks
Burghfield Island Entrance No 1 3 miles and 2¼ furlongs 3 locks
Burghfield Bridge No 14
Burghfield
3 miles and 4 furlongs 3 locks
Burghfield Island Entrance No 2 3 miles and 4¼ furlongs 3 locks
The Cunning Man Pub 3 miles and 4½ furlongs 3 locks
Swans Bridge No 15 3 miles and 6½ furlongs 3 locks
Burghfield Lock Weir Exit 3 miles and 7¼ furlongs 3 locks
Burghfield Lock No 103 4 miles and ¼ furlongs 3 locks
Burghfield Mill Winding Hole
Burghfield Lock Weir Entrance
4 miles and 2¾ furlongs 4 locks
Hisseys Bridge No 17 4 miles and 6 furlongs 4 locks
M4 Motorway Bridge No 18 4 miles and 7¾ furlongs 4 locks
Quarry Bridge 5 miles and ½ furlongs 4 locks
Winding Hole below Garston Lock
Garston Lock Weir Exit
5 miles and 1¼ furlongs 4 locks
Garston Lock No 102 5 miles and 1¾ furlongs 4 locks
Sheffield Lock No 101 5 miles and 5½ furlongs 5 locks
Theale Swing Bridge No 19 5 miles and 6½ furlongs 6 locks
Sheffield Lock Weir Entrance 6 miles and ¼ furlongs 6 locks
Gravel Works Conveyor Bridge No 20 (demolished) 6 miles and ¼ furlongs 6 locks
Winding Hole below Sulhampstead Lock
Sulhampstead Lock Weir Exit
6 miles and 4½ furlongs 6 locks
Sulhampstead Lock No 100 6 miles and 4¾ furlongs 6 locks
Sulhamstead Swing Bridge No 21 6 miles and 6½ furlongs 7 locks
Draper's Osier Bed Stream Leaves
Sulhampstead Lock Weir Entrance
6 miles and 7¾ furlongs 7 locks
Winding Hole below Tyle Mill Lock
Tyle Mill Lock Weir Exit
7 miles and 2¾ furlongs 7 locks
BW Services below Tyle Mill Lock 7 miles and 3 furlongs 7 locks
Tyle Mill Swing Bridge No 23 7 miles and 3 furlongs 7 locks
Tyle Mill Lock No 99 7 miles and 3¼ furlongs 7 locks
Tyle Mill Winding Hole
Tyle Mill Lock Weir Entrance
7 miles and 5¼ furlongs 8 locks
Winding Hole by Ufton Swing Bridge
Towney Lock Weir Exit
8 miles 8 locks
Ufton Swing Bridge No 25
Site of the disused Ufton Lock No 98
8 miles and ¾ furlongs 8 locks
Towney Bridge No 26 8 miles and 5½ furlongs 8 locks
Towney Lock No 97 8 miles and 6 furlongs 8 locks
Padworth Swing Bridge No 27 9 miles and 1 furlong 9 locks
Winding Hole below Padworth Lock 9 miles and 2¾ furlongs 9 locks
Padworth Lock No 96 9 miles and 3 furlongs 9 locks
Aldermaston Lift Bridge No 28
The lift bridge is electrically operated by boaters and spans a busy road
9 miles and 5 furlongs 10 locks
Aldermaston Arm 9 miles and 5¼ furlongs 10 locks
Aldermaston Lock No 95
Aldermaston lift bridge below the lock is electrically operated by boaters and spans a busy road
9 miles and 5½ furlongs 10 locks
Aldermaston Footbridge No 28A 9 miles and 6¼ furlongs 11 locks
Frouds Bridge No 29 10 miles and 3½ furlongs 11 locks
Aldermaston Mill Winding Hole
Aldermaston Mill Weir Entrance and access to Frouds Bridge Marina
10 miles and 6 furlongs 11 locks
Wickham Knight Bridge No 30 11 miles and 1 furlong 11 locks
Woolhampton Swing Bridge No 31 11 miles and 5¼ furlongs 11 locks
Woolhampton Pipe Bridge
Site of bridge 32
11 miles and 5¼ furlongs 11 locks
Woolhampton Mill Lock No 94
Woolhampton Village 200 yards north. The weir below the lock and a shoal extending across the river from it make navigation tricky at this point
11 miles and 6 furlongs 11 locks
Oxlease Swing Bridge No 33 12 miles and ¼ furlongs 12 locks
Winding Hole below Heals Lock 12 miles and 2¾ furlongs 12 locks
Heals Lock No 93
Also called Hales Lock
12 miles and 3 furlongs 12 locks
Cranwells Swing Bridge No 35 12 miles and 4¼ furlongs 13 locks
Midgham Bridge No 36 13 miles and ¾ furlongs 13 locks
Midgham Lock No 92 13 miles and ¾ furlongs 13 locks
Winding Hole above Midgham Lock 13 miles and 1¼ furlongs 14 locks
Colthrop Footbridge No 37
This footbridge is not over the river but over the weir entrance
13 miles and 4¼ furlongs 14 locks
Colthrop Lock Weir Exit 13 miles and 5¼ furlongs 14 locks
Colthrop Pipe Bridge No 38 13 miles and 6 furlongs 14 locks
Reed Board Mill Bridge No 39 13 miles and 6¼ furlongs 14 locks
Colthrop Lock No 91 13 miles and 6¾ furlongs 14 locks
Colthrop Lock Weir Entrance
No Access
13 miles and 7 furlongs 15 locks
Colthrop Lock Pipe Bridge 14 miles and ¾ furlongs 15 locks
Thatcham Bridge No 42
Thatcham, the Station is 200 yards east
14 miles and 5 furlongs 15 locks
Winding Hole below Monkey Marsh Lock
Monkey Marsh Lock Weir Exit
14 miles and 5¾ furlongs 15 locks
Monkey Marsh Lock No 90 14 miles and 6½ furlongs 15 locks
Monkey Marsh Swing Bridge No 44 15 miles 16 locks
Widmead Lock No 89 15 miles and 7 furlongs 16 locks
Widmead Winding Hole
Widmead Lock Weir Entrance
16 miles and ¼ furlongs 17 locks
Hambridge Lane Railway Bridge No 45 16 miles and 4 furlongs 17 locks
Bulls Bridge No 46
Carries the towing path over the River Kennet which enters the waterway below the lock
16 miles and 4¼ furlongs 17 locks
Winding Hole below Bulls Lock 16 miles and 4¼ furlongs 17 locks
Bulls Lock No 88 16 miles and 4½ furlongs 17 locks
Bulls Swing Bridge No 48 16 miles and 5 furlongs 18 locks
Lakeside Bridge
Lake outfall (no access)
16 miles and 7 furlongs 18 locks
Ham Bridge No 50 17 miles and 1 furlong 18 locks
Ham Mills Lock No 87 17 miles and 3 furlongs 18 locks
Winding Hole above Ham Mills Lock 17 miles and 3¼ furlongs 19 locks
Ham Manor Marina 17 miles and 3¾ furlongs 19 locks
Whitehouse Bridge No 53 17 miles and 5½ furlongs 19 locks
Winding Hole below Greenham Lock
Entrance to Greenham Lock Cottage Marina
17 miles and 6¾ furlongs 19 locks
Gould Close Arm 17 miles and 6¾ furlongs 19 locks
Greenham Lock No 86 17 miles and 7 furlongs 19 locks
Greenham Bridge No 56 18 miles 20 locks
Mill Lane Wharf 18 miles and 1 furlong 20 locks
Mill Lane Arm 18 miles and 1¾ furlongs 20 locks
A339 Road Bridge No 58 18 miles and 2 furlongs 20 locks
Newbury Wharf
Town centre
18 miles and 2½ furlongs 20 locks
New American Bridge No 59 18 miles and 2¾ furlongs 20 locks
Newbury Bridge No 60 18 miles and 3¾ furlongs 20 locks
Northcroft Lane Arm
Junction of Kennet and Avon Canal with River Kennet. LHS is a short arm
18 miles and 4 furlongs 20 locks
 
 
 
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Wikipedia has a page about River Kennet

The Kennet is a river in the south of England, and a tributary of the River Thames. The lower reaches of the river are navigable to river craft and are known as the Kennet Navigation, which, together with the Avon Navigation, the Kennet and Avon Canal and the Thames, links the cities of Bristol and London. The former local government district of Kennet in Wiltshire was named after it.

The River Kennet has been assigned as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) from near its sources west of Marlborough down to Woolhampton. This is primarily because it has an extensive range of rare plants and animals that are unique to chalk watercourses.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to River Kennet
[River Dun (River Kennet)] [Kennet and Avon Canal] [Aldermaston Wharf] [List of locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal] [River Og] [John Hore] [Woolhampton] [Combe, Berkshire] [Minster (Reading ward)]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 16:00