The first table gives the sizes in metres and the second table uses feet and inches. The first proper locks appeared in the 1630s.
24 june 2020 we have started to offer assisted passage at some locks where it is safe to do so.
River thames map locks. Thames locks abingdon lock bell weir lock benson lock blake s lock boulters lock boveney lock bray lock buscot lock caversham lock chertsey lock cleeves lock clifton lock cookham lock culham lock day s lock eynsham lock godstow lock goring lock grafton lock hambledon lock hurley lock iffley lock kings lock. It flows through oxford where it is called the isis reading henley on thames and windsor. Each one has its own individual history and unique personality.
2 canals flow into the river thames. There are 45 locks on the non tidal river thames. Locks on the river thames locks on the river thames have been added to the map.
The river thames runs for 215 miles from it s source at thames head in gloucestershire to the thames estuary where it flows into the north sea. There are a total of 45 locks on the upper reaches of the thames. Follow this link to view all the locks on the river thames by viewing open canal map in the desktop web browser android or ios phone tablet.
These were sourced from wikipedia then processed using a geo coding plug in for google sheets. The english river thames is navigable from cricklade for small boats or lechlade for larger boats to the sea and this part of the river falls 71 meters 234 feet. There are 45 locks on the river each with one or more adjacent weirs.
The following tables list the dimensions of the locks on the river thames. From the famous father thames statue and the site of the first pineapple grown in britain to a garden redesigned by the bbc s ground force. The river is tidal as far as tedington lock.
River thames campsites will not reopen on saturday 4 july 2020. The river thames t ɛ m z temz known alternatively in parts as the river isis is a river that flows through southern england including london at 215 miles 346 km it is the longest river entirely in england and the second longest in the united kingdom after the river severn.