Frankton Bottom Lock No 3

Old numbering: No 4
Lower Frankton SY11 4PB, United Kingdom
 
Frankton Bottom Lock No 3 is a place on the waterways on the Shropshire Union Canal (Montgomery Canal - connected and navigable) between Frankton Staircase Lock No 1 (The top lock is a two-chamber staircase. Operated by C&RT lock keepers only. Old numbering: Nos 1 & 2) (1¼ furlongs and 1 lock to the northeast) and Weston Arm Junction (Junction of Weston Arm (formerly Weston Branch) with Montgomery Canal) (2 furlongs to the south).
 
It is at one end of Frankton Locks.

Navigational note for Frankton Locks:

Frankton Locks opening times are limited Currently they are 12 noon until 2pm daily, inc. bank holidays, except over the Christmas / New Year periods. Boats must book a passage through the locks with C&RT by telephone. Contact telephone numbers and full details are available on the C&RT Notices and Stoppages web pag - by searching for the Montgomery Canal entries and selecting the seasonal Frankton Locks Opening Times entry. The details include maximum boat numbers per day and stay / return restrictions which are not normally onerous

Opening Times

Opening times notice: Montgomery Canal, Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open

SUMMER OPENING TIMES 2019

 

Thursday 21st March 2019 to Sunday 3rd November 2019

Lock opening times 12 noon until 2pm Monday to Sunday 7 days a week (Including Bank Holidays)

 

Booking is required for passage through the locks.

Customers can book any day in advance but no later than 10am on the day of passage*

 

Only boats with a booking will be allowed through the locks.

 

 

To book passage by phone Monday-Friday,

call 03030 404040

 

If you are calling on a Sat, Sun or Bank Holiday,

 call Trevor Basin Visitor Centre 01978 822912

 

Please note:

* Customers are advised there is a maximum of 12 boats down the locks and 12 boats up per day. Booking well in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

 

 There is a minimum of 1 night and a maximum of 14 nights stay.

Thursday the 21st of March, 2019 to Sunday the 3rd of November, 2019
Information sent Thursday the 21st of March, 2019
 
The nearest place in the direction of Frankton Staircase Lock No 1 is Frankton Middle Lock No 2 (Old numbering: No 3); ½ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

This is a lock, the rise of which is not known.

 
User contributed information about Frankton Bottom Lock No 3
The white cottage to the left is really beautiful especially in the summer.\\Look closely in the garden to the left of the cottage and the original stones from an early dry dock can be clearly seen.\\Information from mikevye@worldofvans.co.uk, 15-3-2007
Information last edited Sunday the 21st of January, 2018 at 8:50 PM by Shultzy.

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Note last updated Sunday the 21st of January, 2018

Opening Times

Opening times notice: Montgomery Canal, Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open

SUMMER OPENING TIMES 2019

 

Thursday 21st March 2019 to Sunday 3rd November 2019

Lock opening times 12 noon until 2pm Monday to Sunday 7 days a week (Including Bank Holidays)

 

Booking is required for passage through the locks.

Customers can book any day in advance but no later than 10am on the day of passage*

 

Only boats with a booking will be allowed through the locks.

 

 

To book passage by phone Monday-Friday,

call 03030 404040

 

If you are calling on a Sat, Sun or Bank Holiday,

 call Trevor Basin Visitor Centre 01978 822912

 

Please note:

* Customers are advised there is a maximum of 12 boats down the locks and 12 boats up per day. Booking well in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

 

 There is a minimum of 1 night and a maximum of 14 nights stay.

Thursday the 21st of March, 2019 to Sunday the 3rd of November, 2019
Information sent Thursday the 21st of March, 2019

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Nearest water point

Weston Arm Services (C&RT) — 3 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Weston Arm Junction , then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Weston Branch) to Weston Arm Services (C&RT)
Ellesmere Services — 3 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Ellesmere Services
New Marton Water Points — 3 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to New Marton Water Points
Blackwater Meadow Marina — 3 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Blackwater Meadow Marina
Maesbury Marsh Bridge No 79 — 5 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Pryce's Bridge No 84
Bettisfield Services — 8 miles, 3 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Bettisfield Services
Chirk Marina — 8 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Chirk Marina
Coedfryn Water Point — 10 miles, 4 furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Coedfryn Water Point
Whixall Marina — 10 miles, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Whixall Moss Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Prees Branch) to Whixall Marina
The Old Wharf — 10 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Ruabon Branch Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Ruabon Branch) to The Old Wharf
Trevor Basin — 10 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Ruabon Branch Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Ruabon Branch) to Trevor Basin
Llangollen Services — 15 miles, 2½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Llangollen Services
Llangollen Basin — 15 miles, 5½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Llangollen Basin
Grindley Brook Water Points — 16 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Grindley Brook Water Points

Nearest rubbish disposal

Weston Arm Services (C&RT) — 3 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Weston Arm Junction , then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Weston Branch) to Weston Arm Services (C&RT)
Ellesmere Services — 3 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Ellesmere Services
Bettisfield Services — 8 miles, 3 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Bettisfield Services
Whixall Marina — 10 miles, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Whixall Moss Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Prees Branch) to Whixall Marina
Llangollen Services — 15 miles, 2½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Llangollen Services
Llangollen Basin — 15 miles, 5½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Llangollen Basin
Grindley Brook Services — 16 miles, 7 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Grindley Brook Services

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Ellesmere Services — 3 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Ellesmere Services
Maesbury Marsh Bridge No 79 — 5 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Pryce's Bridge No 84
Whixall Marina — 10 miles, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Whixall Moss Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Prees Branch) to Whixall Marina
Llangollen Services — 15 miles, 2½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Llangollen Services
Grindley Brook Services — 16 miles, 7 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Grindley Brook Services

Nearest place to turn

Frankton Junction — 2 furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Frankton Junction
Weston Arm Junction — 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Pryce's Bridge No 84
Hawkswood Winding Hole — 1 mile, ¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Pryce's Bridge No 84
Polletts Bridge Winding Hole — 1 mile, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Polletts Bridge Winding Hole
Sewage Works Winding Hole — 3 miles, ¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Sewage Works Winding Hole
Ellesmere Branch Junction — 3 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Ellesmere Branch Junction
Queen's Head Winding Hole — 3 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Pryce's Bridge No 84
Ellesmere Town Wharf — 3 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Ellesmere Branch Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Ellesmere Branch) to Ellesmere Town Wharf
Baysil Wood Winding Hole — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Baysil Wood Winding Hole
Park Mill Bridge No 78 — 5 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Pryce's Bridge No 84
Rhoswiel Bridge Winding Hole — 6 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Rhoswiel Bridge Winding Hole
Gronwyn Bridge Winding hole — 6 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Pryce's Bridge No 84
Hampton Bank Winding Hole — 7 miles, 2 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Hampton Bank Winding Hole
Chirk Pool — 7 miles, 2½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Chirk Pool
Crickheath Wharf Winding Hole — 7 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Pryce's Bridge No 84, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Montgomery Canal - northern unnavigable section) to Crickheath Wharf Winding Hole
Chirk Golf Course Winding Hole — 8 miles, 2½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Chirk Golf Course Winding Hole
Chirk Marina — 8 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Chirk Marina
Llanymynech New Winding Hole — 9 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Pryce's Bridge No 84, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Montgomery Canal - northern unnavigable section) to Llanymynech New Winding Hole
Whixall Moss Junction — 10 miles, 2 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Whixall Moss Junction
Llanymynech Winding Hole — 10 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Pryce's Bridge No 84, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Montgomery Canal - northern unnavigable section) to Llanymynech Winding Hole

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Maesbury Marsh Bridge No 79 — 5 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Pryce's Bridge No 84
Grindley Brook Pump-Out — 16 miles, 6½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Grindley Brook Pump-Out

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Blackwater Meadow Marina — 3 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Blackwater Meadow Marina
Chirk Marina — 8 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Chirk Marina
Whixall Marina — 10 miles, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Whixall Moss Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Prees Branch) to Whixall Marina
The Old Wharf — 10 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Ruabon Branch Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Ruabon Branch) to The Old Wharf
Whitchurch Marina — 15 miles, 5 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Frankton Junction, then on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) to Whitchurch Marina
 

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