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Latitude: 51.6664 / 51°39'59"N
Longitude: -1.2602 / 1°15'36"W
OS Eastings: 451260
OS Northings: 196660
OS Grid: SU512966
Mapcode National: GBR 903.D72
Mapcode Global: VHCY7.3CMW
Entry Name: Pound Lock on Swift Ditch at Su 5126 9666
Listing Date: 16 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059788
English Heritage Legacy ID: 248813
Location: Culham, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX14
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Culham
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Culham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
2/28 Pound Lock on Swift Ditch at
SU 5126 9666
Pound lock. c,1620, with C19 repairs. Squared coursed stone sides with C19 red
brick repairs. Gates missing but some timber-work visible. History:
Oxford-Burcot Commission established by Acts of 1605 and 1624 to improve the
River Thames, built this pound lock, and others at Burcot and Ditchley (which do
not survive). Tackle dismantled in 1790 with the building of Abingdon Lock.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.7, 1962, p.28).
Listing NGR: SU5126096660
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