Lichfield Canal Heritage Towpath Trail

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Points of Interest

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This old lock can not be incorporated into the canal restoration as a result of the Aqueduct levels over the M6 Toll and will remain buried. This photo shows Lock 8 before construction of the motorway.


Private property - no access

Distance from Catshill

Distance from Huddlesford

Old Lock 8 (Disused)

On canal line

Relative Position

Restoration phase

Photo: Old Lock 8 in 2003

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Trail Map 2

Photo: Aqueduct from the west side. Strip of land purchased and newly fenced in 2015. Demolished hedge is on the left, new hedge planted next to the fence.