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Marston Doles Bottom Lock 15, Napton on the Hill

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From Date:06/11/2023 08:00
To Date:15/12/2023 16:00 inclusive
Type:Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed?Yes


We would like to advise of this additional stoppage to the Winter Works Programme. We will be carrying out some brickwork repairs to the lock chamber of Marston Doles Bottom lock 15.

We plan to deliver this work within 6 weeks and have the navigation back open on the 15th December, in time for Christmas.

Closest waterway:Oxford Canal
Starts at:Lock 15, Marston Doles Bottom Lock
Ends at:Lock 15, Marston Doles Bottom Lock
Upstream winding hole:Above Marston Doles - Up to 50ft long. Boats over 50ft long would need to turn at fenny Compton, by bridge 136
Downstream winding hole:Below Napton locks, between bridges 112 and 113 (70ft)