Mariehov Lower Lock, Gota Canal

Motala, Söderköping

Formal name: Mariestad
Built: 1832.
Technical facts: The lock has a rise of 2.1 metres and just below it is an overflow on the south side.

History of the lock

Johan Beckman and his son worked at Mariehov Lower and Upper Locks for a total of 70 years, starting in 1885. After Johan Beckman died, his son Gustaf Beckman took over as lockkeeper and worked until 1955.