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A Quick Overview of Enfield Lock
Enfield Lock is an area in the London Borough of Enfield, north London. It is approximately located east of the Hertford Road between Turkey Street and the Holmesdale Tunnel overpass, to the River Lee Navigation, including the Enfield Island Village.
The locality gains its name from the lock on the River Lee Navigation. Today's Enfield Lock was re-built in 1922.
- The area forms part of the Lee Valley Park and the Enfield Lock Conservation Area.
- Enfield Lock has marshland formally used as a testing site between the Royal Small Arms Factory and The Gunpowder Mills and Epping Forest on its eastern boundary.
- To the south is Ponders End, the north Waltham Cross and to the east Bulls Cross