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Description: Worcester and Birmingham Canal, Lock Number 40
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156183
OS Grid Reference: SO9738868204
OS Grid Coordinates: 397388, 268204
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3119, -2.0397
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SO 96 NE STOKE PRIOR CP WORCESTER & BIRMINGHAM CANAL
9/132 Lock No 40
Lock. c1805, with some late C19 and mid-C20 repairs. Rectangular chamber
with stone copings (partly repaired in brick), single gate upper end, pair
of gates to lower end. Mouth of lock in blue brick with brick copings,
with steps on north side. Number of lock incised in stone block set in
mouth wall. C19 brick treads for opening upper gate. This lock forms a
part of the Tardebigge Flight, the longest in England.
Listing NGR: SO9738868204
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Source: English Heritage
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