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Delph Locks

A closely-spaced flight of narrow locks on the Stourbridge Canal. Known locally as " Nine Locks" although only eight now remain. IoE 217976

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Media ID 427545

© Colin Cundy Source: Images of England

Listed Lock Gate Transport Victorian Water Water Way West Midlands


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> Historic England > The way we were > Victoriana


EDITORS COMMENTS
This evocative photograph captures the historic charm of Delph Locks, a Victorian waterway gem located in the West Midlands. Known locally as "Nine Locks," this closely-spaced flight of narrow locks on the Stourbridge Canal now consists of only eight remaining structures. Each lock gate, with its intricate design and timeworn appearance, tells a story of the past when waterways served as essential transport arteries. The Delph Locks, listed by Historic England, offer a glimpse into the region's rich industrial heritage. The serene waters reflect the history of the area, where the canal once played a vital role in the transportation of goods, including coal, iron, and other commodities, from the mines and foundries to markets and ports. The Victorian era, during which this photograph was likely taken, marked a period of significant expansion and development for the Stourbridge Canal. The locks, with their meticulously crafted gates, represent the engineering prowess of the time and the ingenuity of the people who built and maintained them. Today, the Delph Locks stand as a testament to the region's industrial past and serve as a popular destination for visitors seeking a peaceful retreat. The tranquil waters, framed by the lush greenery and picturesque surroundings, provide an idyllic setting for reflection and relaxation. This photograph by Colin Cundy, taken for Historic England, invites us to appreciate the beauty and historical significance of the Delph Locks, a treasure of the West Midlands that continues to captivate and inspire.

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