Historic Tools of North Castle

Wooden Block Door Lock

This device at Smith’s Tavern appears to have been handmade due to the roughness of the wood and the uneven attachment of the metal pieces.  This was a rudimentary bolt lock and key mechanism.

Reference:  None

Catalog Items:

Item T149

Location:Panel 10
Length: 18 cm
Width: 2 cm
Height: 11 cm
Weight: 360 g