George Billington Lock

Named after a man whose donation enabled volunteers to build the lock. He died of an incurable disease within a week of the lock's opening.
Also known as: Offenham Lock
B4510, Offenham, Wychavon, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
 
George Billington Lock is a minor waterways place on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Upper Avon Navigation) between Offenham (2 miles and 2 furlongs to the southwest) and Royal Shakespeare Theatre (14 miles and 3½ furlongs and 8 locks to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Offenham is George Billington Lock Weir Exit (Channel leading to the Weir); ¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Royal Shakespeare Theatre is Footbridge upstream of George Billington Lock (Fish and Anchor Pub not accessible from this footbridge); ¾ furlongs away.

Mooring here is excellent (this is a really good mooring) , mooring rings or bollards are available. Mooring is limited to 24-48 hours.

Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, rubbish disposal and water point.

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

 
User contributed information about George Billington Lock
The Fish and Anchor PH is now a "country dining" place.
Information last edited Thursday the 13th of July, 2017 at 10:53 PM by Shultzy.

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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Footbridge upstream of George Billington Lock — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham Lock — 3 miles, 6½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Evesham Lock
Evesham — 4 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Evesham
Bidford Bridge — 5 miles and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham Western Railway Bridge — 5 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Evesham Western Railway Bridge
Binton Bridge — 9 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Luddington Lock — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Wyre Lock — 13 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Wyre Lock
Colin P Witter Lock — 14 miles, ½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Pershore Recreation Ground — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Recreation Ground
Stratford Top Lock No 52 — 15 miles, ½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Stratford Top Lock No 52
The Old Bathing Place — 15 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Chaleybeate Bridge No 63 — 16 miles, 1½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Chaleybeate Bridge No 63

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Footbridge upstream of George Billington Lock — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham — 4 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Evesham
Bidford Bridge — 5 miles and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham Western Railway Bridge — 5 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Evesham Western Railway Bridge
Luddington Lock — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Weir Brake Lock — 13 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Colin P Witter Lock — 14 miles, ½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Pershore Recreation Ground — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Recreation Ground
Bancroft Basin — 14 miles, 4½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Bancroft Basin
Pershore New Bridge — 14 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore New Bridge
Pershore Bridge Moorings — 14 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Bridge Moorings
The Old Bathing Place — 15 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Chaleybeate Bridge No 63 — 16 miles, 1½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Chaleybeate Bridge No 63

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Footbridge upstream of George Billington Lock — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham Western Railway Bridge — 5 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Evesham Western Railway Bridge
Luddington Lock — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Wyre Lock — 13 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Wyre Lock
Pershore Recreation Ground — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Recreation Ground
Stratford Top Lock No 52 — 15 miles, ½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon, then on the Stratford Canal (South Section) to Stratford Top Lock No 52
The Old Bathing Place — 15 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House

Nearest place to turn

George Billington Lock Weir Exit — ¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Evesham Lock
George Billington Lock Weir Entrance — 1¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Robert Aickman Lock Weir Exit — 3 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Robert Aickman Lock — 4¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Abbots Salford Holiday Park Marina — 2 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Avon - Arrow Junction — 3 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Evesham Lock Weir Exit — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Evesham Lock Weir Exit
E & H Billington Lock Weir Exit — 5 miles, 5 furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
E & H Billington Lock Winding Hole — 5 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
E & H Billington Lock Weir Entrance — 5 miles, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Pilgrim Lock Weir Exit — 6 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Chadbury Lock Weir Entrance — 6 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Chadbury Lock Weir Entrance
Pilgrim Lock Weir Entrance — 6 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
W A Cadbury Lock Weir Exit — 8 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
W A Cadbury Lock Weir Entrance — 8 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Fladbury Lock Weir Entrance — 9 miles, 1½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Fladbury Lock Weir Entrance
Fladbury Lock Weir Exit — 9 miles, 2½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Fladbury Lock Weir Exit
Binton Bridge Upstream Channel Entrance — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Binton Bridge Downstream Channel Entrance — 9 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House
Luddington Lock Weir Exit — 11 miles, 2 furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of The Red House

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Pershore Recreation Ground — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Evesham Lock, then on the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation) to Pershore Recreation Ground

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self-operated pump-out
 

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Information retrieved Wednesday 9 January 2019 at 6:20
Chocolate Shop
  • Signature Sweets UK (Printing Service, Business Supply Service)
    Manor Farm Leisure, Evesham, WR11 8PA — 864 yards to the northwest.
Pub
Car Rental
  • Zen Self Drive
    Bennetts Hill Business Park, Evesham, WR11 8TB — 1133 yards to the south.
Social Club
Public Service
Park
  • Offenham Park
    Fish and Anchor Crossing, Offenham, WR11 8QT — 144 yards to the southeast.
Golf Course & Country Club
Artist
  • Steve Haywood
    Haddonsacre Business Centre, WR11 8JJ — 267 yards to the south.
Food & Beverage
  • Kanes Foods
    Cleeve Road, Middle Littleton, Evesham, WR118JR — 989 yards to the east.
Shopping & Retail
  • Gardeners Kitchen LTD (Agricultural Cooperative, Chinese Restaurant)
    gardeners kitchen, mill farm, anchor lane, harvington, Evesham, WR118PA — 1277 yards to the north.
City
RV Park
Nail Salon
Pet Service
Automotive Repair Shop
  • Auto Enginuity Ltd
    Unit F2 Bennetts hill Business Park,Long hyde road,South Littleton, Evesham, WR11 8TB — 1018 yards to the south.
Auction House
  • Saturday Auction (Vintage Store)
    Unit B3-B4, Bennetts Hill Business Park, Long Hyde Rd, Evesham, WR11 8TB — 1006 yards to the southeast.
Automotive, Aircraft & Boat
Local Business
Health/Beauty
Automotive Parts Store
  • Direct Turbo uk ltd (Automotive Repair Shop)
    Bennetts Hill Business Park, Evesham, WR11 8TB — 1133 yards to the south.
Community Organization
Home Improvement
Arts & Entertainment
Hotel
Contractor
  • Pete Bott Skip Hire
    Cleeve Road, Middle Littleton, Evesham, WR11 8JT — 1258 yards to the east.
Florist
Real Estate
Bookstore
  • Beth’s Books
    South Littleton, Evesham — 1634 yards to the southeast.
Sports Club
  • Littletons Tennis Club (Tennis Court, Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue)
    Long Hyde Road, South Littleton, Evesham, WR11 8TH — 1504 yards to the southeast.
Marketing Agency
  • The Local Marketeer (Advertising Agency)
    The Loft, The Croft Barn, School Lane, Middle Littleton, Worcs, Evesham, WR11 8LN — 1599 yards to the east.
Information retrieved Thursday 3 January 2019 at 17:33