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Iffley Lock, Oxford

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Iffley Lock is a lock on the River Thames in England near the village of Iffley, Oxfordshire. It is on the southern outskirts of Oxford. The original lock was built by the Oxford-Burcot Commission in 1631 and the Thames Navigation Commission replaced this in 1793. The lock has a set of rollers to allow punts and rowing boats to be moved between the water levels.
In addition the lock and weir streams there is stream further to the east which used to be the Mill Stream.
The weir is downstream of the lock, where the weir stream is joined by the mill stream.
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  • Oxford town centre is a bit of a mess nowadays and this is a quiet and charming alternative - you can walk either way down the river and there are a couple of decent oube nearby.  more »
  • A great place to go for a walk on a sunny day. Paths go down past the lock and the canal and there is also the opportunity to get an ice cream. Quite dog friendly.  more »
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