Kingswood Junction

Description of this historic site

Kingswood Junction comprising a cantilevered canal bridge, workshop buildings and a lock keepers house, all dating from the Imperial period. It is situated 400m west of Kingswood Bridge.

Notes about this historic site

1 This is a small cantilevered ‘split’ bridge at the junction of the Stratford Canal with the connecting link to the Grand Union Canal. Depot: Group of single storey, brick built workshop buildings. Lock-keepers house, Stratford canal: Distinctive barrel vault roofed, single storeyed cottage with later extension.
2 Both extant in good condition.
3 Barrel roofed cottages ” are unique to the section between Kingswood and Wooten Wawen which was cut in 1812-13. They are at locks 21, 25, 28, 31, 34, 37. The first is at Kingsbury Junction.”

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