Kingswood Junction

IMG_3104 CRT sign on the bridge at Kingswood Junction. There explanation for building the cut is a long way short of the real story
1 CRT sign on the bridge at Kingswood Junction. There explanation for building the cut is a long way short of the real story
DSC00344 Stratford engineers plan for the 1812 changes to the lock arrangements at Kingswood in order to keep delivering a lock full of water to the Warwick canal.…
2 Stratford engineers plan for the 1812 changes to the lock arrangements at Kingswood in order to keep delivering a lock full of water to the Warwick canal. Warwick weren't satisfied and took them to court
DSC00859a Original 1794 survey for the Kingswood junction. Under the old line of the canal the junction cutting would have been nearly 2 miles long.
3 Original 1794 survey for the Kingswood junction. Under the old line of the canal the junction cutting would have been nearly 2 miles long.
DSC00868a Part of the 1799 survey for the revised line for the canal that took the Stratford Canal along its present route and much closer to the Warwick canal
4 Part of the 1799 survey for the revised line for the canal that took the Stratford Canal along its present route and much closer to the Warwick canal
DSC00870a Detail from the 1799 survey for the revised line for the canal that took the Stratford Canal along its present route and much closer to the Warwick canal
5 Detail from the 1799 survey for the revised line for the canal that took the Stratford Canal along its present route and much closer to the Warwick canal
DSC00860 First page of the Book of Reference that accompanied the 1799 change of line
6 First page of the Book of Reference that accompanied the 1799 change of line
DSC00861 Extract from the Book of Reference that accompanied the 1799 change of line
7 Extract from the Book of Reference that accompanied the 1799 change of line
DSC00862 Extract from the Book of Reference that accompanied the 1799 change of line
8 Extract from the Book of Reference that accompanied the 1799 change of line
DSC01002a Extract from the minutes of the Stratford Canal company in 1793 showing the start of bad blood between the companies over who should compensate whom for the…
9 Extract from the minutes of the Stratford Canal company in 1793 showing the start of bad blood between the companies over who should compensate whom for the Kingswood Junction.
DSC01028a Extract from the minutes of the Stratford Canal company in 1816 regarding the
10 Extract from the minutes of the Stratford Canal company in 1816 regarding the "lock full of water" dispute

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