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Friday, March 7, 2008

Caversham Lock is a lock and weir situated on the River Thames in England at Reading, Berkshire. The lock is connected to De Bohun Island, a somewhat larger than normal lock island. The lock was built by the Thames Navigation Commissioners in 1778 from fir.
The weir is almost parallel to the lock and carries a footbridge across the river.
Besides a typical lock-keeper's house, the island until recently contained a boat yard and boat house used by the Environment Agency's river patrol and maintenance services. As of (November, 2007), proposals to redevelop the island and some adjoining land are under discussion.

Caversham Lock Reach above the lock

Locks on the River Thames
Crossings of the River Thames
Islands in the River Thames

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