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Description: Kings Norton Guillotine Stop Lock East of Junction of Stratford on Avon Canal with the Worcester and
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217363
OS Grid Reference: SP0557479470
OS Grid Coordinates: 405574, 279470
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4132, -1.9195
There is also a scheduled monument, Guillotine Lock, Stratford Canal, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
5104 Kings Norton B30
Kings Norton Guillotine
stop look east of
junction of Stratford on
Avon Canal with the
Worcester and Birmingham
SP 07 NE 17/2
Circa 1794-1802. Brick lined stone dressed stop lock with cast iron guillotine
gate framework. Winched counterweight chain mechanism to guillotine gate which
runs in slightly raked cast iron girder frame, the chain passing through a block
on the gate and up over 2 wheels carried on one side out and down to winch and on
the other out over a wheel supported by an elegant cast iron column before sinking
with counterweight into post.
Listing NGR: SP0557479470
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Source: English Heritage
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