Borensberg Lock

Motala

Borensberg Lock

Formal name: Nicolaus August (fourth son of Oscar I).

Built: 1820.

Technical facts: This regulating lock with a rise of 0.2 metre is one of the two which are still manually operated.

History of the lock

Borensberg Lock was the first to be built entirely under Swedish supervision.

The old lockkeeper's house dates from 1820. The canal company's directives state that a cottage "of limestone with a tiled roof" was under construction at Husbyfjöl, which was the name of the village until the end of the 19th century.

The new lockkeeper's house was built in 1948.

Contact information

AB Göta kanalbolag
Platensgatan 12, Hamnen, Motala

Phone: +46-141202050

E-mail: info@gotakanal.se
Website: http://www.gotakanal.se

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