Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal - Lock 11, Kinver Lock, Kinver, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ntpayne
N 52° 26.937 W 002° 13.432
30U E 552747 N 5811256
This is lock 11 on the Staffordshire & Worcestershire canal.
Waymark Code: WMVF7A
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 04/10/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 2

This is lock number 11 on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal, known as Kinver lock. This canal is known as the Staffs & Worcs canal, pronounced Stafs and Wusts.

The canal links the Trent & Mersey canal in the north at Great Haywood junction with the River Severn at Stourport in the south.

It was opened in 1772 and is 46 miles long with 43 locks on it, all of which are narrow, single boat width locks (approx. 7’ 6”) apart from two broad beam locks at the entrance to the River Severn.
Waterway Name: Staffordshire & Worcestershire canal

Connected Points:
The Staffs & Worcs links the Trent & Mersey at Great Haywood to the River Severn at Stourport. It has links to the Shropshire Union canal at Autherley junction, the Birmingham Main Line canal at Aldersley junction and the Stourbridge canal at Stourton junction.

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 01/01/1772

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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