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Kings Norton Guillotine Stop Lock East of Junction of Stratford on Avon Canal with the Worcester and Birmingham Canal

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kings Norton, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4132 / 52°24'47"N

Longitude: -1.9195 / 1°55'10"W

OS Eastings: 405574

OS Northings: 279470

OS Grid: SP055794

Mapcode National: GBR 3GH.MK1

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.PL3W

Entry Name: Kings Norton Guillotine Stop Lock East of Junction of Stratford on Avon Canal with the Worcester and Birmingham Canal

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217363

Location: Birmingham, B30

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Kings Norton

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Kings Norton

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

LIFFORD LANE
1.
5104 Kings Norton B30
Kings Norton Guillotine
stop look east of
junction of Stratford on
Avon Canal with the
Worcester and Birmingham
Canal
SP 07 NE 17/2

II*

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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