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.

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