Cropredy Lock Narrows

Creampot Lane, Cropredy, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
 
Typical ex-bridge narrows can be difficult to spot if not paying attention.
Copyright: Charles Lyne
Taken: 4 June 2012

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Cropredy Lock Narrows is a minor waterways place on the Oxford Canal (Southern Section - Main Line) between Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 (Cropredy) (2¾ furlongs and 1 lock to the southwest) and Old Engine House Arm Junction (75yds to Footbridge, + 104yds to Winding Hole,+ 171yds to End of Navigation) (14 miles and 3 furlongs and 10 locks to the north).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 is Cropredy Lock No 25 (Cropredy Bridge No 152); 1¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Old Engine House Arm Junction is Cropredy Marina (Marina opened August 2013); 2 furlongs away.

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Information retrieved Thursday 28 May 2015 at 0:47
Oxford Canal (Southern Section - Main Line) - CanalPlanAC
It runs for 49 miles and 4¼ furlongs through 38 locks from End of Hythe Bridge Arm (which is a ..... Cropredy Lock Narrows, 32 miles and ½ furlongs, 21 locks.
Napton Top Lock No 16 — Gazetteer – CanalPlanAC
Gazetteer for Napton Top Lock No 16 a minor waterways place on the Oxford ... of Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 is Welsh Road Narrows; 3 furlongs away.
Rideau Canal: Narrows Lock 35 - Rideau Info
details about the locks at the Narrows Lockstation, Rideau Canal World Heritage Site.
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The history of the Narrows Lockstation on the Rideau Canal, the setting, the plans, the engineering, the final results.
Information retrieved Thursday 28 May 2015 at 8:36
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Mooring here is "good" - a nice place to moor

Users' comments on mooring here
There are a few mooring spots in the village and before the lock but there are a dozen or so good places after the lock and a few beyond the narrows too (even though the banks have concrete underneath!)
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Nearest Water point

Cropredy Marina — 2 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 — 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Banbury Lock No 29 — 4 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Cherwell Street facilities — 4 miles, 7 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Fenny Compton Wharf — 5 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Aynho Wharf — 11 miles, 4½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Napton Top Lock No 16 — 13 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Water Point at Bottom of Napton Locks — 15 miles, 4½ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Wigrams Turn Marina — 17 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Heyford Wharf Bridge No 206 — 17 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Winding Hole above Calcutt Top Lock — 18 miles and 17 locks away
Travel to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Winding Hole above Calcutt Top Lock
Calcutt Marina — 18 miles, 1½ furlongs and 20 locks away
Travel to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Cropredy Marina — 2 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 — 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Cherwell Street facilities — 4 miles, 7 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Fenny Compton Wharf — 5 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Aynho Wharf — 11 miles, 4½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Wigrams Turn Marina — 17 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Calcutt Marina — 18 miles, 1½ furlongs and 20 locks away
Travel to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Cropredy Marina — 2 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 — 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Cherwell Street facilities — 4 miles, 7 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Wigrams Turn Marina — 17 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Calcutt Marina — 18 miles, 1½ furlongs and 20 locks away
Travel to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina

Nearest Place to turn

Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 — 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Clattercote Bridge No 147 — 1 mile, 4½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Southam Road Footbridge Arm — 3 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Southam Road Winding Hole — 4 miles and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Grimsbury Wharf — 4 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Calthorpe Winding Hole — 5 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Fenny Compton Marina — 5 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Fenny Compton Wharf — 5 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Twyford Wharf Winding Hole — 7 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Winding Hole above Nell Bridge Lock — 10 miles, 1½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Somerton Deep Lock Winding Hole — 13 miles, 2½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Napton Top Lock No 16 — 13 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Old Engine House Arm Junction — 14 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Old Engine House Winding Hole — 14 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Old Engine House Arm Junction, then on the Oxford Canal (Old Engine House Arm) to Old Engine House Winding Hole
Winding Hole below Napton Locks — 15 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Napton Bridge No 111 — 16 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Napton Marina — 17 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Napton Junction — 17 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Heyford Wharf Winding Hole — 17 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Winding Hole above Calcutt Top Lock — 18 miles and 17 locks away
Travel to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Winding Hole above Calcutt Top Lock