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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 & 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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Opening Arrangements

Accessible 365 days a year on public towpath.

Directions

North Stratford Canal at Broad Meadow Lane in King's Norton, Birmingham. Train: King's Norton Station. Bus: No. 49

Parking Spaces

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Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes