Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Kings Norton

Kings Norton.-- town and par. with ry. sta., Worcestershire, in NE. of co., 5½ miles S. of Birmingham, 12,132 ac., pop. 34,071; P.O., T.O.; the Birmingham and Worcester Canal here passes through a tunnel 16 ft. wide, 18 ft. high, and nearly 2 miles long; there are extensive paper mills, rolling mills, a large screw factory, and well-known chocolate works.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

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Feature Description: "town and parish with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Kings Norton CP/Ch       Worcestershire AncC
Place: Kings Norton

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