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Feildes Weir Lock
Feides Weir Lock.JPG
The lock-keeper's cottage
Waterway River Lee Navigation
County Hertfordshire
Maintained by British Waterways
Operation Manual
Length 85 feet (25.9 m)
Width 16 feet (4.9 m)
Fall 5 feet (1.5 m)
Distance to
Bow Creek
19 miles (30.6 km)
Distance to
Hertford Castle Weir
7.3 miles (11.7 km)
Coordinates 51°45′49″N 0°00′47″E / 51.763574°N 0.012998°E / 51.763574; 0.012998Coordinates: 51°45′49″N 0°00′47″E / 51.763574°N 0.012998°E / 51.763574; 0.012998

Feildes Weir Lock (No5) is a lock on the River Lee Navigation located close to Hoddesdon.

Location

The lock is adjacent to the confluence of the River Lea and the River Stort at Feildes Weir.

The 120-acre (0.49 km2) Glen Faba lake is to the east of the lock.

Public access

Vehicular access via Rattys Lane

Walking and cycle access via the towpath that forms part of the Lea Valley Walk

Public transport

Rye House railway station

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