Stanstead Lock facts for kids
The lock, lock-keeper's house and swing-bridge
|Waterway||River Lee Navigation|
|Maintained by||British Waterways|
|Length||85 feet (25.9 m)|
|Width||16 feet (4.9 m)|
|Fall||8 feet 4 inches (2.5 m)|
|21.5 miles (34.6 km)|
Hertford Castle Weir
|4.8 miles (7.7 km)|
Stanstead Lock (No4) is a lock on the River Lee Navigation close to the villages of Stanstead Abbotts and St Margarets. The lock which incorporates a rare example of a swing-bridge, has the reputation of being one of the country's most difficult to negotiate.
Located to the south of the lock is the Stanstead marina.
St Margarets (Hertfordshire) railway station
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