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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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  • Always worth a look, this is a very nice lock, well presented and has a very large amount of bird life, which is friendly and interesting to watch. A great place to feed the ducks and swans. 
  • This lock is closer to Folly Bridge (1 km) than Sandford Lock (4 km), but lacks a terrace for Nice from behind a glass to the boats. At Sandford lock is a terrace with pub.
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  • A busy area for narrow boats, but its interesting watching them navigate the lock, lots of wildlife to observe and a nice place to take a stroll along the canal.