Stockton Locks

Description of this historic site

Stockton Locks, a flight of ten locks on the Warwick and Napton (Grand Union) Canal. A lock consists of a chamber with wooden gates at each end, with sluices used to lower and raise the water level of a canal. They were constructed in the Imperial period.

Notes about this historic site

1 A flight of ten locks which raise the Warwick and Napton Canal out of the Avon Valley. Many small limeworks once stood beside the locks.

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