Guillotine Lock, North Stratford Canal
Guillotine Lock, North Stratford Canal, Lifford Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham B30 3JJ View on map
The Guillotine Lock was a stop lock between the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal of 1793-6 and the Worcester and Birmingham Canal. Guillotine lock gates are exceedingly rare on the waterways of Great Britain and this particular cast iron design is probably unique.
Accessible 365 days a year on public towpath.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
North Stratford Canal at Broad Meadow Lane in King's Norton, Birmingham. Train: King's Norton Station. Bus: No. 49
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes